Nock disbandment declared illegal

What you need to know:

  • The move by Sports Cabinet Secretary Dr Hassan Wario to disband the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) has been overturned by the high court.

  • Mr Justice George Odunga said decision to send packing the officials. who include, chairman Kipchoge Keino , Francis Kinyili Paul and Fridah Shiroyah was illegal , ill informed and driven by ulterior motive.
  • The judge, in his ruling, which has effectively reinstated the committee, said the minister lacked powers to disband the committee.

The move by Sports Cabinet Secretary Dr Hassan Wario to disband the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) has been overturned by the high court.

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