Gov. Buni Sanctions New Management Committee For Yobe Desert Stars Football Club

Published on: 29 January 2023

His Excellency the Executive Governor of Yobe state, Hon. Mai Mala Buni CON, has approved a nine-man management Committee for NNL side, Yobe Desert stars, the state-owned football club.

This followed the Memorandum Of Understanding signed between the state government and Blue Wall football club to promote the club.

The new management has Dr. Habu Abdulrahman Ago (FIFA) as the Acting Chairman, Divine Benjamin Ogbonaya General Manager, Musa Mohammed Jankoli- Team Manager, Barrister M B Yusuf- Legal Adviser, Kwaghzever Terfa Morris- Team Coordinator, Hassan Dauda-Referees Coordinator, Ahmed Babi-Secretary/ TMS Officer, Obi Ifeanyi Chuku Emmanuel - Media Officer and Audu Ibrahim Masaya- Accountant.

Similarly, the Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development is to serve as Grand Patron, while the Chairman House Committee on Sports, Special Adviser to His Excellency on sports and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development are to serve as Patrons.

The operation and running of the club shall be bounded by the agreement signed in the MOU by the two parties.