Gusau contested with several other candidates in the election but was favoured to have received the highest vote from the electorates.
In the judgement delivered on Thursday, the Court of Appeal told the NFF it could go ahead with the poll on September 30.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Marcello was amongst other three aspirants disqualified by the Committee from contesting for President in the upcoming NFF Elective Congress on September 30 in Benin.
Harrison Jalla, Chairman, PFAN Taskforce, made the position of the association known to newsmen on Friday in Abuja.
He was elected at the association’s congress that took place on Friday at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
A Federal High Court, Abuja, had on Thursday, restrained the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick from conducting the NFF executive election scheduled for September 30 in Benin, Edo State.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling on an ex-parte motion moved by counsel for the claimants, Celsus Ukpong, ordered the the minister, Pinnik or any person, acting on their instruction, to maintain a status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice for interlocutory injunction.
Emeruwa, who is head of safety and security for Confederation of African Football (CAF) made this disclosure on Thursday on Sport Zone, a sporting programme on Lagos Talk 93.1 FM.
In a letter dated August 7, 2022, and addressed to the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, and NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, the group warned that following the “atrocities committed by the present (NFF) board”, “the election should be stopped till such a time when all reforms are carried out.”
The Federal Government had on Friday advised the Nigeria Football Federation to immediately withdraw LMC’s licence.
Akinwunmi who currently serves as the vice president of the outgoing Amaju Pinnick administration stated that he plans to run an all-inclusive board with the sole mission of repositioning football in the country.He also mentioned he will drive marketing plans to support the national teams and clubs on the local leagues competing both on the local scene and on the international stage.
The chairman of the Lagos State Football Association unveiled his mission in Abuja on Tuesday as the race hots up.
In a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, Primate Ayodele made it known that the best person to replace the incumbent president, Amaju Pinnick is Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau who is currently the Chairman of Football Association Chairmen.
The occasion falls on the very day that the honorary Life Vice President of the Confederation of African Football would have turned 100 years old if he were still alive.
The roadmap was rolled out on Thursday in a statement for the process to replace the Amaju Pinnick Board.
The President of the NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, made the revelation about the contract extension on Thursday.
This was contained in a communique issued at the 77th General Assembly of the NFF held in Lagos on Thursday.
The position of the Man of God was contained in a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, on Thursday.
Earlier scheduled also for Lagos on 17th December last year, the event was put on hold as a result of an ex parte injunction issued by a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State following the filing of a suit by some football stakeholders.
The election to determine the next president of the federation has been slated for September 2022 but news reports have it that the NFF has officially written to world football body, FIFA to seek for a tenure elongation till 2023. This has also put plans towards the election on hold.