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The meeting, which also had in attendance the NFF 1st Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi (also Chairman of the Football Committee); Mallam Shehu Dikko, NFF 2nd Vice President/Chairman, LMC; Alhaji Sharif Rabiu Inuwa, NFF Executive Member/Chairman, Referees Committee; Senator Obinna Ogba, NFF Executive Member/Chairman, NNL; Otunba Tade Azeez (President, Nigeria Referees Association); and Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, NFF General Secretary, deliberated on niggling issues around the League, particularly welfare of officials and resolved to tackle matters head-on in the interest of the domestic game.

Malachi Ohawume scored twice in Rivers United’s 3-0 victory over Warri Wolves in Port Harcourt on Wednesday as the Pride of Rivers stayed on the coattails of the leaders, Plateau United, in the Nigeria Professional Football League.

The committee is mandated to investigate the medical, security and administrative lapses that led to the demise of the defender, who slumped during a match between his club and Katsina United at the Lafia City Stadium on Sunday and gave up the ghost before he was taken to the hospital.