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NFF To Hold AGM, Elective Congress Friday

NFF To Hold AGM, Elective Congress Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation’s 78th Yearly Basic Assembly (AGM) and Elective Congress will keep on Friday, 30 September 2022 in Benin Metropolis, Edo Condition.

This was verified in a statement launched on the NFF’s official web page on Thursday.

On Thursday early morning the NFF was supplied the inexperienced light-weight to maintain the AGM and Elective Congress next a ruling by the Courtroom of Appeal which requested a keep-of-execution of an ex parte injunction secured by specific men and women two weeks back in a bid to prevent the elections.

The assertion from the NFF about the ruling by the Courtroom of Enchantment study:”The 78th Yearly Common Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation will maintain on Friday in Benin Metropolis, capital of Edo Condition together with elections of a new Government Committee to steer the affairs of the nation’s supreme soccer –ruling system for the up coming four many years.


“A ruling by the Court of Attraction on Thursday early morning requested a continue to be-of-execution of an ex parte injunction secured by some fellows a fortnight in the past to quit the elections, indicating that the coastline is now obvious for an interesting contest for the NFF presidency by 10 prominent persons and dozen other noteworthy folks jostling for seats on the Govt Committee.

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“More associates of the earth soccer-governing body, FIFA arrived in Benin Metropolis just prior to midday on Thursday. Solomon Mudege, FIFA’s Head of Enhancement Programmes for Africa and Gelson Fernandes, a former Swiss intercontinental participant who is FIFA’s Director for Africa had been in an enthusiastic temper.

“Among the 10 people jostling to triumph Amaju Melvin Pinnick as Nigeria football’s supremo are present vice presidents, Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi (1st VP) and Mallam Shehu Dikko (2nd VP), as effectively as present-day Government Committee Member and Chairman of Chairmen, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau and one more current Executive Committee Member, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande.

“There is also an immediate previous Normal Secretary, Barr. Musa Amadu, and Head of Security and Protection of the Confederation of African Soccer, Dr. Christian Emeruwa.

“Also in the hunt for the exalted article are Chairman of the FCT Soccer Affiliation, Mallam Adam Mouktar Mohammed previous Nigeria intercontinental goalkeeper, Peterside Idah previous Chairman of Kano Pillars FC and highly regarded technocrat, Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola and United kingdom-centered David-Buhari Doherty.

“A former NFF 1st Vice President, Mazi Amanze Uchegbulam, pulled out of the race all through the 7 days.

“Mr. Paul Yusuf from Plateau Condition was disqualified as a consequence of invalid nomination the exact axe that swept Mr. Marcellinus Anyanwu from Imo State out of the race.

“Three individuals, viz latest Member of Board, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu present Member of Board, Senator Obinna Ogba and Mr Chinedu Okoye will battle for the put up of 1st Vice President.

“Current Member of Board, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed ‘Fresh’ will switch Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau as Chairman of Chairmen, as he was the only a person who obtained the kind, and has been cleared for, the placement.

“Contesting for seats on the Government Committee from the South East are: Pastor Emeka Inyama (Abia State) Mr. Chikelue Iloenyosi (Anambra State) Mr Karibe Pascal Ojigwe (Abia Condition) Mr. Jude Benjamin Obikwelu (Anambra Condition) and Sir Emmanuel Ochiagha (Imo Condition).

“For North Central are Alhaji Mohammed Alkali (Nasarawa Point out) Rt. Hon. Margaret Icheen (Benue Point out) Hon. Idris Abdullahi Musa (Kwara Condition) Mr. Daniel Amokachi (Benue State) and Mr. Benedict Akwuegbu (Plateau Condition).

“Current Member of Board, Ms Aisha Falode tops the list of candidates from the South South region, with Chief Kenneth Nwaomucha (Delta Condition) Mr. Gregory Abang (Cross River Condition) Mr. Roland Abu Omomoh (Edo State) Barr. Poubeni Ogun (Bayelsa Condition) Mr Jarret Tenebe (Edo Point out) and Rt. Hon. Essien Udofot (Akwa Ibom State) also vying for seats from that zone.

“Current Member of Board, Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi prospects the list of contestants for seats from the South West, with Otunba Sunday Dele-Ajayi (Ondo State) Mr. Ayodeji Ogunjobi (Osun Condition) Alhaji Olawale Gafar Liameed (Lagos Condition) Mr. Afolabi Taiwo Olugbenga (Osun State) Mr. Ayodeji Adegbenro (Ondo Point out) and Barr. Pelumi Jacob Olajengbesi (Osun Point out) also in the race.

“North East candidates are current Member of Board, Alhaji Babagana Kalli (Borno Condition) Barr. Sajo Mohammed (Adamawa Condition) and Mr. Timothy Henman Magaji (Taraba Condition)

“Current Member of Board, Alhaji Sharif Rabiu Inuwa (Kano Point out) is the only applicant from the North West.

“The elections will begin soon after other products on the agenda for the 78th Annual Basic Assembly have been dealt with. Winners would be sworn in promptly soon after the elections.

FIFA’s Head of Advancement Programmes for Africa Mudege spoke forward of the AGM: “We are happy to be in this article and to witness a further milestone in the background of Nigeria Football. We consider it is going to be an fascinating Congress with the elections.”

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