Embattled AFN boss charged to court over alleged fraud

There appears to be no end in sight to the crisis plaguing the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN.

A document sighted by Roving Naija revealed that the Nigerian Police has charged the embattled President of the AFN and the Athletes Rep. Sunday Adeleye for criminal breach of trust and cheating in the diversion of over $75,000 US from Puma meant for the Federation.

The money was diverted said to have been diverted into the private company owned by Sunday Adeleye, DSS Ltd.

The charge sheet reads: “ Criminal Conspiracy, Misappropriation, criminal breach of trust and cheating contrary to section 97, 312, 370 and 308 PC that on the 24th February 2020 via a petition to the Inspector General of Police by one Prince Adeniyi A. Beyioko “m” the secretary- General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) That sometimes on or before the 23rd Day of January 2020, you Hon. Ibrahim Shehu Gusau “m” the President-General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) conspired with Sunday

Adeleye “m” the Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and the Dynamic sporting solutions Nig. Ltd. to cheat the Athletics Federation of Nigeria by fraudulently inducing PUMA to pay the sum of 75,000 USD into account number 0015296488 operated by Dynamic Sporting Solutions Nig. Ltd in the guise of sponsoring the federation sporting activities whereby you dishonestly converted to your personal use you all hereby committed the above-mentioned offences”

Though the case is already in court, there are allegations that some of the parties involved are employing all tricks to frustrate the trial.

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