The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says on Thursday that Nigeria’s national anti-doping agency had been declared non-compliant.
Jonathan Taylor, the chair of WADA’s independent compliance review committee, informed its board at a meeting in Baku that the Nigerian agency did not meet international anti-doping standards, WADA wrote on Twitter.
The Chair of WADA’s independent Compliance Review Committee, Jonathan Taylor, informs the Board of the declaration of non-compliance of the Nigerian NADO.
The CRC’s recommendation was approved by the Executive Committee during their meeting yesterday.
— WADA (@wada_ama) November 15, 2018
Last year the Nigerian National Anti-Doping Committee collected 28 samples, seven of which tested positive, according to data from WADA.