The statement said the 12 founding clubs have suffered “unacceptable third-party pressures, threats, and offences” to abandon the project and “therefore desist from their right and duty to provide solutions to the football ecosystem.”
Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement on Monday morning when he responded to the renewed agitation in some quarters for the restructuring of the country.
Ujomu of the Department of Philosophy, Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Charles Udoh, on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria of extracted the information from a report of a panel that looked into the activities of Magu and the EFCC.