By Akeem Busari
Nigeria’s players union, the National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers (NANPF), has followed up the selection of its 19- members task force with the appointments of former Nigeria international players, Abdul Sule and Chikelue Iloenyosi, as Chairman and Vice- Chairman of the task force respectively.
Making the announcement via a press statement, NANPF’s President Tijani Babangida, MON, stated that the appointments of the duo to lead the task force was hinged on their unflinching commitments and unalloyed dedication to the cause and objectives of the players’ union.
He charged them to redouble their efforts towards achieving the set goals and tasks laid before the committee for the benefits of the Nigerian footbalIers at home and abroad.
Abdul Sule, who is the Chairman of Kogi United and Confluence Queens, was quick to appreciate the recognition and appointment to lead the task force. While he also reiterated his determination to help the players’ union achieve its mission to ensure the welfare and wellness of Nigerian players at all times.
Former Super Eagles defender, Chikelue Iloenyosi, describe the appointment as a call to service. He reassured that he remains committed to the betterment of the Nigerian footbalIers. Adding that he would continue to do supports plans aimed at ensuring a better life for Nigerian players, as well as, give the present assignment, his usual selfless efforts.