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NFF Prepares For Elections In September



The NFF logo and It’s President, Amaju Pinnick
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The Nigeria Football Federation, should be having a new set of national executives by  Saturday, September 29, if things work out well.

The body’s electoral committee, Nigeria Football Federation Electoral Commission has stated that preparation were in top gears concerning the NFF elections.

In a remark, the Chairman of the committee, Barrister Mohammed Sani Katu told at the weekend that a number of meetings have been held already with the objective of ensuring the readiness of the panel for the task at hand, adding that guidelines and timelines would soon be rolled out in line with the provisions of the NFF Electoral Code.

“We have started our work, with a number of meetings. The committee is committed to doing its work fully in line with the dictates of the Electoral Code and to ensure the best –ever NFF Elections come September.


“It is a huge responsibility that we have been saddled with but we are very much equal to the task and will ensure that we stage elections that the winners and the losers would be happy about.” The members of the NFF Electoral Committee and the NFF Electoral Appeals Committee for the forthcoming elections were elected at the NFF General Assembly that held in Jos, Plateau State on Thursday, 19th October 2017. It was at one of its recent meetings that the electoral panel elected Barrister Mohammed Sani Katu as its chairman.

Katu heads the electoral body that also has Mr. Sani Salawu, Barrister S. C. A. Umeha, Barrister Olusola Oke and Mr. Mohammed Manzo as members, while the NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, is the secretary. Standby members are Hon. Isong Isang and Barrister Mohammed Aliyu Sambo.

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