Daily News header

Somali Basketball Federation Fires Secretary General

By   get stories by email

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_dismissed_
"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 get stories by email 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

Related Top Stories News

We have to find these missing people by reaching out to them as they are not coming to us on their own for a variety of reasons. We have to get them diagnosed and put on treatment. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organization
A male rhino calf, that was injured by a tiger, was treated on Monday morning by the IFAW-WTI run Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation MVS team.
According to reports, at least one person was killed and 20 others were injured in a powerful explosion in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district.
The students allege illegal Bangladeshis and jihadis have encroached in Kaziranga National Park and government lands in other parts of the state.
In Winter Light, Yara Arts Group performs a World Music Theater piece including the Koliadnyky, an ensemble of winter song singers from Kryvorivnia and scenes from the Ukraine crisis.
Following a tip off, a joint team of police and army had launched operation in the remote area, where the militant duo was killed in the encounter.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month



Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site