The Ghana Athletics Association has now become Ghana Athletic with major changes made to the body at their latest congress in Kumasi.
According to the leadership of the body, the changes were applied to streamline and align with the world’s governing body of the track and field sport.
World Athletics, who was previously known as International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), adopted its new name in 2019 and rebranded the organisation.
Congress unanimously passed the new amendments while body also welcome three new members.
In the constitutional review procedure, six new regions were admitted to the body – Savannah, Oti, Western North, North East, Ahafo, Bono, and Bono East.
Meanwhile, Ghana Masters, International Technical Officials Ghana, and Mountain Trial Runs Ghana were all admitted as new members of the association.
Furthermore, a 7-member communication bureau was unveiled by the body to manage the communications affairs of the body – Bawa Fuseini, Charles Osei Asibey, Phillipina Frimpong , Baba Apidogo, Samuel Agbokitse, Emmanuel Appiah Kubi, and Daniel Janamah