FG Recognises Amaju Pinnick As NFF Chairman
The Federal Government said it recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led executive of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the authentic executive of the federation.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a message he posted on his Twitter handle on Monday.
Akande said the federal government had already conveyed its position to the world football governing body, FIFA, adding that the government would continue to work with stakeholders to resolve the federation’s dispute in due time.
The media aide added that the government is upholding NFF’s treaty obligations to FIFA.
Akande wrote, “The FG has already conveyed to FIFA its firm position recognising Amaju Pinnick-led NFF as the current and only NFF executive. Government will also continue to work with all relevant stakeholders involved to resolve the dispute in a timely manner. The Federal Government is upholding NFF treaty obligations to FIFA.”