Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles striker and assistant coach Daniel Amokachi as his Special Assistant on Sports.
In a letter confirming his appointment signed by Secretary to the government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha dated August 17th 2020 read as thurs, ” I am pleased to inform you that Mohammadu Buhari , President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports. The appointment takes effect from the 11th of August, 2020.”
As Special Assistant on Sports, Amokachi is expected to advise the President on all sports matters.
The Former Everton of England player was earlier in the year named Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Although a ceremonial role, as Ambassador he is expected to mentor youngsters.