House of Reps recognises Pinnick-led NFF board


House of Representatives on Friday threw its weight behind the Amaju Pinnick-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

After meetings with both parties in the last one week, the Reps delivered their verdict on the protracted crisis as they recognised Pinnick board as the legitimate group.

They said that the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, and the Federal Government of Nigeria shall continue to recognise, work and support the NFF under Pinnick’s presidency.

The reps also directed as follows, “The Inspector General of Police and other security agencies shall give full security protection to the NFF under the presidency of Mr Amaju Pinnick.”

Meanwhile, the reps has warned the Chris Giwa-led group from parading themselves as the board of the NFF as they directed security agencies to call them to order.