NFF Elections: Akinwunmi, Dikko, Nine Others Cleared

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The Nigerian Football Federation Electoral Committee 2022 has cleared a total of 11 persons to contest for the position of federation President at the elections scheduled for September 30 in Benin City.

Top on the list is current Vice Presidents of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, Ibrahim Gusau; current Member of Board, Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande; immediate past General Secretary, Musa Amadu and Head of Safety and Security of the Confederation of African Football, Christian Emeruwa.

Others cleared for the exalted post, to be vacated by Amaju Pinnick, are Amanze Uchegbulam, Mouktar Mohammed, former Nigeria international, Peterside Idah, Abba Yola and UK-based David-Buhari Doherty.

Paul Yusuf from Plateau State and Marcellinus Anyanwu were disqualified as a result of invalid nomination.

The trio of Felix Anyansi-Agwu, Senator Obinna Ogba and Chinedu Okoye will battle for the post of 1st Vice President while Yusuf Ahmed was the only one who obtained the form, and has been cleared for, the position of Chairman of Chairmen.




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