Mike Umeh Becomes NFF Interim President

KayCee
By KayCee July 25, 2014 13:36

With the lingering crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) finally sweeping away Aminu Maigari out of office as the NFF president after a vote of no confidence was passed on him by the executive committee of the NFF, his first vice, Mike Umeh is now new NFF boss. In a meeting presided by Umeh, the committee accused the former president of the NFF of financial recklessness, misapplication and maladministration. Shehu Adamu moved the motion for the vote of no confidence and seconded by Deji Tinubu.

A communique issued at the end of the meeting and signed by the chairman communique drafting committee, Ma’azu Suleiman, the Committee approved the immediate dismissal of Maigari from the NFF executive committee.”

The committee also appointed first vice president of the NFF, Mike Okeke Umeh as acting President to preside over the affairs of the federation, pending the composition of the new executive committee after the elections on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

The board commended world football governing body, FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for their keen interests in the development of Nigerian football and pledged that the country will continue to abide by the dictates of FIFA and CAF Statutes and the FIFA –approved NFF Statutes and reaffirmed that the 2014 Elective Congress/General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation scheduled for August 26 will still hold.

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KayCee
By KayCee July 25, 2014 13:36