NFF Crisis : Pinnick Led Board Appreciates Buhari’s Intervention

The Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for “intervening in the NFF crisis”.

On Monday, the Department of State Service ejected Chris Giwa’s faction from the Glass House .Giwa and his staff, who were told by the Federal Government to occupy the NFF secretariat on July 2, were asked to vacate the premises immediately.

“We cannot thank His Excellency enough for his action in restoring order to the Football House. By this single action, our President has restored hope to millions of Nigerian youth and the not-so-young who are involved in one way or the other in the football business. Now they can live and breathe their favourite game once more.

“All plans and programmes of the various National Teams will proceed accordingly, and we also believe the League Management Company will now put arrangements in place for the resumption of the Nigeria Professional Football League,” NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, was quoted as saying in the statement issued by Ademola Olajire on Monday.



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