Mohiuddin beats Tabith in BFF VP race

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:20, Oct 31,2020


Mohiuddin Ahmed was re-elected as a vice-president of the Bangladesh Football Federation after he defeated rival Tabith Awal by four votes in the re-election for the post held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Saturday.

Earlier, Mohiuddin and Tabith both received identical 65 votes in the BFF election held on October 3 and after the results BFF election commission announced that a re-election will be held to break the tie.

The re-election took place on Saturday, where Integrated Panel candidate Mohiuddin got 67 votes while independent candidate Tabith received 63 votes after 130 councillors out of 139 exercised their voting rights.

The BFF chief election commissioner Mejbah Uddin announced the results and with it drew this year’s BFF election to a conclusion.

‘Mohiuddin Ahmed has been elected as the fourth vice-president of the BFF. He got four more votes than Tabith Awal,’ said Mejbah.

Mohiuddin will now begin his second term as BFF vice-president while Tabith, who was elected vice-president in the previous two elections, is now out of the committee.

Mohiuddin was an outspoken critic of BFF president Kazi Salahuddin before the election and had even alleged BFF of corruption.

But Salahuddin said that he had no problem to work with Mohiuddin in the same committee.

‘You see, I have no differences with others…the voters’ decision is final. So, I have no problem to work together with him,’ said Salahuddin, who is holding the top post for the fourth consecutive term.

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