Former President of the Ghana Football Association, Lepowura Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula is reported dead.
The family has confirmed the sad incident but did not give details.
He was President of the Football Association from 1997-2001. He was Chairman of the Black Starlets team that won the FIFA Under 17 World Cup in Ecuador in 1995.
Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula, was born on the 2nd of May, 1949 at Cow Lane in Accra.
He was a career civil servant for thirty-two years, retiring in 2008. Alhaji Jawula served for over fourteen years in various capacities in the Mamprusi and Dagomba areas of the Northern Region.
He later on worked at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, the Ministry of Harbours and Railways and retired as a Chief Director at the Ministry of Health.
A keen sports enthusiast, Alhaji Jawula has been the Chairman of Real Tamale United Football Club (RTU) for several years. He was the Vice Chairman then later Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), the LOC Chairman in 1999 and 2000 and Vice Chairman of CAN 2008.
In 1999, he was honored with a Civil Service Meritorious Award and in 2007 was presented with a National Award, The Order Of The Volta. Alhaji MND Jawula holds the chieftaincy title Lepo-Wura conferred on him by the people of Salaga.