The Vice President of the Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Hon. Azania Omo-Agege Siena, has been elected Vice President of Africa Boxing Confederation(AFBC).
In a keenly contested election held in far away Maputo, Moambique, last week, Hon. Omo-Agege Siena pulled 11 votes out of 13 votes casted to emerge victorious in what could best be described as ” Landslide” .
Gen. Ilunga Muyoyo from Congo Democratic Republic had 7 votes to be elected as 2nd vice while Botswana and Morocco had 5 and 3 votes respectively.
President of the International Boxing Association (IBA), Umar Kremlev and the AFBC President, Bertrand Mendouga, in their congratulatory message at last week’s IBA extraordinary Congress held Armenia, said they were not surprised at Omo-Agege’s victory for having paid his dues in boxing and wished him the best .
Reacting, to his victory, the AFBC/NBF Vice President Azania Omo-Agege Siena, thanked the President of the Nigeria Boxing Federation, LT. Gen. Kenneth Minimah (rtd) for all his encouragements and support as he dedicated the victory to Nigeria boxing and the entire Country
Omo-Agege promised to use his new position to develop boxing in the country by ensuring that our Referees, Judges and Coaches attend International courses as well as strive for them to be appointed into AFBC committees.
He however pleaded for patience, stating that a journey of ten thousand miles starts with a step and told them that the equipment donated by IBA President will arrive iNigeria in December this year.