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Nigeria’s Justice Roli Harriman to head CAF Appeals Board

NIGERIA’S Justice Roli Harriman has been elected the President of the Confederation of African Football Appeals Board.

The 62-year-old Nigerian judge was elected into the position during the CAF Ordinary General Assembly in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Harriman, a High Court judge, former senior lecturer at the Nigerian Law School and an Alternative Dispute Resolution judge in Delta State since January 2013, replaces compatriot A. U. Mustapha (SAN) at the head of CAF’s supreme judicial body.

She was elected alongside Fernando Valera Monteiro from Cape Verde, who will serve as Vice-President of the Appeals Board.

Also elected are Senegalese Ousmane Kane, who will serve as President of the CAF Disciplinary Board, while Jane Njeri Onyango from Kenya will be Vice l-President.

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