ACA AGM/ICC Annual Conference, 5th May 2018
The Africa Cricket Association Annual General Meeting commenced with huge attendance. The Chairperson, Jackie Janmohamed acknowledged that the event holding at Azure Hotel, Nairobi is one of the most attended over the years.
Present in the meeting were the ICC delegates, ACA Officials (past and present) and member countries. Nigeria was represented by the Vice President, Mr. Uyi Akpata and Emeka Igwilo, Acting General Manger.
Nigeria was highly applauded for the hosting the ACA T20 Africa Cup despite the short notice.
Nigeria delegation made valuable contributions that were appreciated.
Major Highlights of the ACA meeting included:
1. ACA decided to work on the Vision/Mission as well as strategize for the future.
2. Consideration and approval the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held since the last AGM.
3. The annual reports of the Chairman, the Tournament Director and the Development Director.
4. Approval of the audited financial statements, year 2017.
5. Consideration and approval of the 2018 budget.
6. Decision not to alter the membership fees for now.
6. Retention of the services of the auditors for ACA.
ICC Annual Conference
The ICC Conference followed immediately after the ACA AGM.
ICC officials addressed the gathering on the objectives and made valuable disclosure of the ICC vision for the future and how it is striving to open up the space for more participation and outreach.
The THEME OF ICC CONFERENCE
• Thinking Differently and Boldly – Africa Beyond 2023
was introduced by Patricia Kambarami. Here she presented the need for all to strive towards achieving positive results.
Consultation on the strategy for world cricket was also shared by ICC: Iain Higgins
Following our successful hosting of the ICC WT20 Africa Qualifier ‘A’ , Nigeria was applauded and called upon to make presentation “SHARED EXPEREICE”.
Our able Vice President made classic presentation that was highly appreciated and used throughout the day as reference points.
The breakout sessions had participants make contributions on the Purpose of Cricket.