Reps Names Hon Ekene Adams, Chairman House Committee On Sports

A member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, Honourable Ekene Abubakar Adams, has been named, Chairman, House Committee on Sports in the 10th House of Representatives.

The comes as the Speaker of the, Tajudeen Abbas, named the committees and their chairmen on Thursday.

Adams, is no new face in Nigeria sports as his pedigree in football management speaks volumes.

Born in 1985, Adams is a Nigerian entrepreneur, politician, an astute sports administrator and former professional footballer.

A few years ago, Ekene established KADA City FC, a Nigerian football club based in Kaduna, to enhance development of football within Kaduna. He was regarded as the youngest football club owner in Nigeria.

KADA City were officially Unveiled in February 2018. It then won the 2018 Nigeria National League promotion playoff over Bendel Insurance F.C. and made their Nigeria Premier League debut in 2019.

Speaking after given his new role, Honourable Ekene Adams said “Good evening all, I am using this medium to appreciate God Almighty and also thank you all for your prayers and best wishes”.

“I have been appointed as the Chairman House Committee on Sports. To my boss, President of Remo Stars Football Club of Ikenne, Honourable Kunle Soname and everyone I remain loyal”.

The sports administrator later join Remo Stars as General Manager in 2021. During his time with the Sky Blue Stars, Ekene Adams propelled the club in gaining promotion back to the NPFL and after one season in the top flight, Remo Stars earned a CAF Confederation Cup ticket after finishing 3rd on the log behind Rivers United and Plateau United.

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