Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has announced the dissolution of the boards of all the 42 National Sports Federations.
Dalung has also directed all Secretaries to take charge of their various Federations during the election process.
The minister explained that in line with the Olympic Charter, all National Sports Federations are to serve for a period of four years.
The federations were inaugurated in May 2013, and by tradition, should be dissolved after every Olympic Games.
Dalung said this will ensure a free and fair elections.
The election date has also been extended to June 13.