Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Nigeria Football Federation elections will hold on September 30 in Warri, Delta State.
This was contained in a communique signed by the Chairman of the Communique Drafting Committee, Sir E.C. Chuhwuemeka. at end of deliberations of the body’s Extra-Ordinary General Assembly held in Warri on Saturday.
The General Assembly unanimously approved September 30, 2014 as date for the 2014 NFF Elective Congress, with Warri, Delta State as venue.
It also passed a resolution that a credible and transparent electoral process is non-negotiable.
The Congress also constituted a new NFF Electoral Committee thus: Barrister
Samson Ebomhe; Barr. M. T. Ahmed; Adamu Sani Usman; Sadiq Yusuf Zaria; Reverend Onyeaghala Obioma; Engineer Adeola Adelanwa; Alhaji Sani Dahiru Yakassai; Sarah Jumoke Adebisi; and Barrister Awwal Mohammed.
The Secretary is Barrister Musa Amadu.
A new NFF Electoral Appeals Committee was also composed thus: Barrister Okey Ajunwa; Dotun Coker; Mallam Sani Mohammed; Victor Nwangwu; and Bala Garba.
Dr. Mohammed Sanusi will function as the Secretary.
The Congress unanimously affirmed the FIFA directive that the 2014 Elective Congress shall be composed of only delegates that attended the November 2013 Annual General Assembly in Warri.
The Congress men unanimously expressed high praise and admiration for the courage and resilience of the NFF Executive Committee led by Alhaji Aminu Maigari, in the face of the recent crisis that threatened the fabric of Nigerian Football.
They also heaped encomiums on the Nigeria media for standing by the truth and clearly supporting what is just in the thick of the recent crisis.
They were full of praise for the Delta State Government, the representative of the Minister/Chairman of the National Sports Commission, (Dr. Bolaji Ojo-Oba), the representative of the Director General of the NSC (Alhassan Saleh Yakmut), the Delta State Sports Commission, the Chairmen of the Sports Committees of the National Assembly, CAF Members Etubom Paul Bassey and Ms. Aisha Falode, former NFF Board Member Dr. Peter Singabele and former NFF General Secretary Ambassador Fanny Amun for their tremendous supports towards the success of the Extra-Ordinary General Assembly.
The General Assembly expressed deep and heartfelt appreciation of the entire Nigerian football family to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his personal and administration’s love and tremendous support for the NFF, the National Teams and Nigerian football as a whole.