FG appoints new registrar for NIS

The Minister  of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has  approved the appointment of Mr Belmond Benson as the new Registrar of the National Institute for Sports. 

The new Registrar is from the Adamawa State  University, Mubi.

According to the letter of appointment signed by the Director-General of the Institute Professor Olawale Moronkola, “Further to the letter dated April  5th received  from the Permanent  Secretary  Federal  Ministry  of Youth and  Sports Development, I have the mandate of the Honourable  Minister  of  Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare to convey to you approval  to appoint you as the Registrar of the National Institute for Sports, Surulere, Lagos for five (5) years single tenure with effect from the date you assume duty.”

The letter further stated, “This appointment  was based on your successful  performance at the interview  held on Wednesday March 15, 2023 at the conference hall of the Institute in Lagos.”

Prior to his appointment, Benson was at one time or the other  Acting Registrar, Senior Deputy Registrar, Deputy  Registrar, Principal  Registrar and Head of Establishment at  the Adamawa State University.

He possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration,  University  of Maiduguri, Borno State and Masters Degree from Adamawa state university, Mubi.

He has working experience spanning 25 years.

He succeeds Mr Musibau Adeneye who retired from the Institute on March 6 after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

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