NPC boss Samson Deen gets Africa Paralympic Committee top post

The President of the National Paralympics Committee, Samson Deen has been elected new head of the Africa Paralympics committee.


National Paralympics Committee President Samson Deen is the new Africa Paralympics Committee President.

He was elected at the ongoing Africa Paralympics Committee General Assembly in Rabat, Morocco.

He polled 24 of the total votes cast, beating Morocco’s Hamid El Aouni who polled 15 votes.

Mr Deen replaces the outgoing APC boss Leonel da Rocha Pinto who has been in charge for 13 years.

The total of 41 delegates (38 in-person and 3 voting online) comprised of Presidents and General Secretaries of National Paralympics committees on the continent with 9 positions contested.


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