Elections into the boards of the National Sports Federations will tentatively hold on May 30, 2017.
The amended guidelines released at the weekend and co- signed by the acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth Abdulrasaq Salau and the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Tunde Popoola state that a Congress for the election of Zonal Representatives, Vice Presidents and National Federations Presidents will also hold same day in Abuja.
The National Federations have until April 27, 2017 to set up their electoral committees while the sale of nomination forms begins on May 2. Deadline for submission of forms is May 9, 2017. Hearing of Petitions and Appeals Cases will hold from 1-10 June, 2017 while Bye Elections arising from Petitions and Appeals for Zonal and National Elections come up on June 13, 2017. Inauguration of the National Sports Federation Boards holds on 27 June, 2017.