Monday, January 14, 2013

NATIONAL SPORT COMMISSION SET UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION ALLEGATION




The National Sports Commission has set up an investigative panel on the allegations of corruption made by an amateur marathoner Esther Obiekwe who claimed she was asked to give bribes in order to be part of Team Nigeria to the London 2012 Olympic games.
Obiekwe made sweeping allegations that were considered injurious to the corporate image of the NSC, claiming among others, that nearly all the athletes to the London 2012 Olympics bribed their way to the games

She also claimed that the Nigeria Olympic Committee asked her for inducement which she refused to give

The panel which has Justice Danlami Sanchi as the chairman and ex-athlete dr. Gloria Obajimi is member among others, will complete its task this week with Obiekwe expected to appear before it on Monday.

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