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Sports News of Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Source: GNA

Sports Ministry congratulates Prof. Dodoo on his new appointment


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Hon. Isaac Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports, has congratulated Professor Francis Dodoo, on his appointment as the new head of Governance Commission of World Athletics last March.

World Athletics is the international body that governs athletics in the world.

A statement released by the Ministry lauded Prof. Dodoo's progress in the World Athletics and for his exploits at the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) over the past years till date.

"On behalf of the Government of Ghana and on my own behalf, I wish to congratulate you on your appointment as Chairman of the World Athletics Governance Commission. This is an honour not only to you but also to the nation, Ghana.

"Your contributions to international sports organizations such as the IAAF's Inaugural Values Commission, the Commonwealth Games Federation Governance and Integrity Commission, and a former member of the World Anti-Doping Commission's committee for athletes have rightfully brought you to your new appointment.

"I am confident that your professional experience and extensive governance expertise will help you succeed in your new position. I am confident that your tenure of office will see a remarkable development of Ghana and World Athletics. You can always count on the support of my Ministry,'' the statement said.

Prof. Dodoo is a former national and African triple jump champion and also a four-time Olympian.

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