Published: March 07, 2011
Somali Basketball Federation Fires Secretary General
By Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar
The Somali Basketball Federation has dismissed its former secretary General Bana Ali Abdalla who was accused of failing to comply with the constitution and acted against his federation.
According to a press statement from Somali basketball federation, the executive committee called for an urgent meeting. The meeting discussed the cases charged against the former secretary General including releasing secret documents, launching verbal attacks on Somali NOC and basketball federation. The former leader also stop cooperating with the executive committee.
The statement which was distributed to the local and international media said that the former secretary was encouraged to act according to the constitution. But he turned a deaf ear to all advices given to him.
"The meeting was chaired by the Somali basketball federation president Mr. Ibahim Husein Ali. The federation finally approved the removal of former secretary General Bana Ali Abdalla," the statement said.
"We are notifying FIBA, FIBA Africa, Zone five and Arab basketball Federation not to accept any correspondence from the dismissed secretary General," the statement said.
The statement added that deputy secretary General Abdi Abdulle Ahmed will temporarily work as acting secretary until new secretary general will be appointed as soon as possible.
The Somali National Olympic committee is the highest sports governing body in Somalia. The committee welcomed the removal of former Somali basketball secretary General.
Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter. Contact him through NewsBlaze.
Please click this
button to be notified about future stories, and please leave a comment below.
Please leave a comment here If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page
Fine artists Caryl M. Christian Levy returns from Venice to host Fine Arts Building Solo Show, as detailed in this story for News Blaze.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or popularly called the ISIS and also terroris group, is on a mission to require Christians to renounce their faith and embrace Islam. The consequences for not complying to their demands is death.
She stated that there are clear and candid assessments of Russia's involvement in Ukraine.
The Hollywood Sentinel reports here the latest art news, from Caryl M. Christian Levy's solo show, to new purchases by MOCA, and more.
US hands off policy in Syria contributed to 140,000 people being killed as Russia stepped in and made sure the Syrian government has weapons to keep the upper hand.
According to Secretary Kerry, US President Barack Obama had a phone conversation with President Putin.