Similar measures were taken in the past, during the tenures of former Sports ministers - Faiszer Mustapha and Mahindananda Aluthgamage,
In both instances, the then Sports ministry secretary was appointed to the post.
In both instances, the arbitrary contact of the SLC CEOs had led to administration difficulties. It is said that the present CEO could be suspended in this backdrop.
However, separate media reports also cite that the Sports minister is also preparing to appoint an interim committee.