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There was pomp, colour and essence as actors and actresses in Nigerian Football put out all the stops in honouring former international defender, former Secretary General of then NFA and one-time Member of the Board of NFF, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi, ahead of the final interment of his remains on Friday.

The request for the details are contained in three separate applications signed by MRA’s Executive Director, Edetaen Ojo, dated June 8, 2018 and addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung; and the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011.

On Wednesday, the nation’s football–ruling body informed Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, as well as world football–governing body FIFA and the continental body, CAF of the schedule, which comes well after next weekend’s crucial FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Zambia and the conclusion of the ongoing AITEO Cup competition and the Nigeria National League.

The NFF supremo, who is also a member of the CAF Executive Committee and member of the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, restated his administration’s resolve to tackling one of the big issues of Nigerian Football at the opening ceremony of this year’s FIFA Member Association Elite Programme for Nigerian referees, assessors and physical fitness trainers in Abuja on Monday.                                                                                                           

The NFF 2nd Vice President/League Management Committee Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko, who is also Chairman of the NFF Sponsorship, Marketing and Television Advisory Committee, on Tuesday informed that the payment was made from the first tranche of payment received from its Official Optimum

But Abraham, who has also represented England Under-18 and Under-19s, remains eligible to represent Nigeria at senior level, through his father, and has previously been sounded out over the possibility of switching sides