Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq has appointed a new administrator/Chief Executive Officer for the Kwara Football Academy, Mallam Ibrahim Oladele Bako.
The appointment was conveyed in a letter dated 26th of August ,2021 and signed by the Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Sports Commission Mal. Bolakale Adisa Mogaji.
Bako will be succeeding Mr. Jimoh Kehinde who retired from active service in July.
Untilhis appointment Bako is a Deputy Director at the defunct Ministry of Sports and Youth development.
Mallam Ibrahim Bako was born at Aladire’s compound Pakata on the 6th February, 1967 in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State, he attend Ansarul deen Primary School Jos , Ballah Community Secondary School in Asa local Government area of Kwara State, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he obtained a Bachelors Degree in physical and Health Education and later University of Ilorin where he bagged a Masters in Sports Administration.
Bako is an erudite grassroot Sports manager with a career spaning over three decades.
He was a one time game master at Barakat Community Secondary school ilorin, Ilorin Grammar School and Government Secondary School Ilorin where he won laurels for the schools.
He was also a one time state Secretary of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria Kwara chapter and a long time standing member of the organisation.
In 2015 he was appointed as the Secretary of Kwara United Football Club Ilorin having served as Liason officer in the club between 2013-2015.
He has since assumed duty as the sixth Administrator/Chief Executive Officer of the academy.