The newly appointed Acting Director General of the National Sports Commission, Mr. Al-Hassan Yakmut has added another feather to his cap with his appointment into the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport (CABOS) by the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The appointment which was communicated to Mr. Yakmut via a letter by the Programme Manager – Sport for Development and Peace Youth Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Mr. Malcolm Dingwall-Smith is for a period from 2015 to 2018.
Following the appointment, the Acting Director General has therefore been invited to participate in the 2015 CABOS Annual General expected to hold in Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago between June 15 and 19, 2015.
The Commonwealth appointment which is coming on the heels of Mr. Yakmut’s elevation as the new Chief Administrative Officer of the National Sports Commission is a testimony to his verse knowledge as a technocrat, sportsman and seasoned administrator of 25 years standing during which he contributed immensely to the sports policy development and implementation of the National Sports Commission.
Mr. Yakmut who holds three Masters Degrees in Sports Admin and Physical Education, Business Administration, International Law and Diplomacy, IOC Advanced Sports Management Diploma and B.Sc. in Physical and Health Education has also coordinated sports development activities in three geo-political zones, covering 18 states including the FCT.
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