Daniel Amokachi, former Super Eagles forward, has been appointed as Special Assistant on Sports to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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This was contained in a letter signed on Thursday by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
“I am pleased to inform you that Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports,” the appointment letter dated August 17, 2020, read in part.
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The appointment takes effect from August 11, 2020.
As special assistant on sports, Amokachi is expected to advise Buhari on all sports matters.
The former Eagles assistant coach was earlier in the year named as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.
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Although a ceremonial role as ambassador, he is expected to mentor youngsters and promote the game at the grassroots.