The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has announced a seven-man Medical and Anti-Doping Commission headed by Professor Ken Anugweje. To ensure that this does not happen again.
Tonobock Okowa, President of the federation made the announcement on the sidelines of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
The national governingbody says that the members of the new commission becomes very necessary as the AFN is determined to ensure Nigeria is removed from the unwanted categorization as one of World Athletics member federations deemed to have the highest doping risk and considered as a threat to the overall integrity to sport.
‘They are also to ensure appropriate anti-doping measures are in place in accordance with World Athletics anti-doping rules so that the federation can prevent a repeat of the disqulification of our athletes at global international competitions.’