Chairman Para Table Tennis Division of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation Sunday Odebode has been elected President, Paralympic Committee Nigeria.
Odebode polled 12 votes to emerge the newly elected president at the PCN 2023 Elective Congress held Monday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Stephen Keshi International Stadium, Asaba.
He defeated Chukwudi Maduakor who polled 5 vote whileCharles Ezenwanwe polled 2 votes, while Rtd CP Bankole has no votes to emerge the President.
The 1st Vice President post went to Ayinde Shodipo with 19 votes and the 2nd Vice President Position went to Flora Ugwunwa 15 votes.Both were returned unopposed.
*Suleiman Isah retained his position as the Secretary General with 11 votes to Kayode Ladele’s 8 votes while
Douglas Agbado polled 17 votes to become the Assistant Secretary and the position of Treasurer went to Olawale Etti with- 12 votes having defeated Emmanuel Chiwendu- 7 votes.
In his speech, an elated Olabode having thanked the Delta State Government for hosting the elective congress plegded to work will all stakeholders in para sports to making the Committee forward.
He said,”We are one big family in para sport and as such there is no winner and no loser, I will work will all stakeholders to move PCN forward and will intensify efforts to seek sponsorship”, Odebode said.