The newly elected President of Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) and Vice President of International Military Sports Council (CISM), Nigeria’s Brigadier General Abdullahi Maikano has assumed office in Yaounde, Cameroun on Monday 30th November 2020.
His assumption of office was preceded by a colourful inauguration ceremony.
The inauguration ceremony commenced with the swearing-in of Brigadier General Abdullahi Maikano as OSMA President and Vice President of CISM, as well as other executives of OSMA.
The event which was presided over by the Special Guest of Honour, Mr Joseph Beti Assomo, Cameroun’s Minister of Defence, was well attended with representatives from many African countries.
Solacebase reports that Brigadier General Maikano was elected OSMA President and thus CISM Vice President in a keenly contested election in which he emerged victorious against three other contestants from Algeria, Kenya and Guinea-Conakry on 7th October 2020.
He is expected to spend one term of 4 years in office.