OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR/CEO

CEO

The Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute and is responsible to the Council for the day –to- day administration of the Institute. The Director is the Chairman of the Management Committee; and the Academic Board. He is the Chief Accounting Officer.

The Office of the Director comprise the following Units:

  • INTERNAL AUDIT
  • INFORMATION/PROTOCOL
  • PROCUREMENT
  • SERVICOM
  • LEGAL

INTERNAL AUDIT

The Unit performs internal financial control functions by ensuring the following:

  • Proper authorization of all expenditure.
  • Proper expenditure of funds for the purpose for which monies were collected.
  • Proper accounting for all monies collected/generated.
  • Compliance with financial rules and regulations.
  • Proper maintenance of financial records.
  • Proper accounting for all expenses with back up receipts.

INFORMATION/PROTOCOL UNIT

The Unit is responsible for the following functions:

  • Collection of data and assist in writing and editing press releases, pamphlets, etc
  • Collection of materials from relevant Ministries, Departments and Institutions for general information and publicity.
  • Assists in publicity of the Institute’s activities.
  • Assists in production of Newsletters, Information Brochure, and Calendar of Events etc.
  • Assists in Protocol arrangement during Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, etc.
  • Monitors the Media to determine matters that affects the Institute.
  • Performs Master of Ceremony role during Institute’s activities.
  • Assists in Processing Officers travelling documents.
  • Organises Press Conferences/Releases.
  • Advises the Institute on Public relation matters.

PROCUREMENT UNIT

Following the creation of the Procurement Officer Cadre and the directive to establish a procurement Department/Unit in MDA’s by the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, the Unit was established in 2013 as a Unit under the Office of the Director. The Unit performs the following functions:

  • Ensures due process in the Procurement of goods and services in the Institute;
  • Monitors periodic update of prices
  • Undertakes market survey and maintenance of a periodically updated price database
  • Ensures adherence to all extant Public Sector Procurement procedures and regulations;
  • Maintains of a register of Suppliers/Contractors for the Institute.
  • Liaises effectively with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) on procurement matters.

SERVICOM UNIT

The Unit is responsible for ensuring prompt and quality service delivery. It performs the following functions:

  • Formulates Service Charter for the Institute, various Departments and Units.
  • Ensures quality service delivery
  • Acts as mediators during service breakdown
  • Entertains complaints and ensure redress of complaints

LEGAL UNIT

The Unit which was established in 2004 performs the under listed functions:

  • Advices the Institute on legal matters.
  • Drafts legal documents;
  • Provides Legal representation in suits involving the Institute;
  • Drafts contract documents between the Institute and any other party.

DIRECTORS OF THE INSTITUTE SINCE INCEPTION

  • Dr. Awoture Eleyae - Principal - 1974 – 1983
  • Mr. Victor Anyankudo - Principal - 1983 – 1984
  • Mr. Tunde Fabunmi - Principal - 1984 - 1989
  • Mr. Tunji Fagbemi - Ag. Principal - 1989 – 1990
  • Mrs. Helen Oladipo - Ag. Principal - 1990 – 1991
  • Prof. M. O. Ajisafe - Director - 1991 – 1996
  • Dr. A. T. Yusuf - Ag. Director - 1996 – 1999
  • Prof. A. O. Ajiduah - Ag. Director - May – June 1999
  • Sensei Luka Gadani - Ag. Director - 1999 – 2000
  • Prof. Lasun Emiola - Director - 2000 – 2006
  • Dr. O. S. A. Ikhioya - Director - 2006 – 2015
  • Dr. (Mrs.) G. A. Obajimi - Ag. Director - April – May 2015
  • Dr. Eke Kingdom Chukwudi – Director - May 2015 to date
ABOUT NIS

The National Institute for Sports is a Sports Education Institution located in Lagos, Nigeria. It was established in the year 1992 to help foster the production of homegrown professionals in the fields of sports reportage, sports management and sports marketing. It is the greatest sports training and research institution of the nation. Among its illustrious alumni are world acclaimed sporting figures like the late Chief Yemi Tella, The first Nigerian Olympic Gold Medalist Chioma Ajunwa, The Late Amodu Shuaibu among others. This institute has continued in its culture of churning out seasoned professionals in various fields of sports. Do you want to know more about this wonderful project?

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