Nigerian clinches appointment as CAF 1st Vice President

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Embattled Amaju Pinnick, dethroned President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) following a recent court order, may have moved on to greater heights with his appointment as the First Vice President of Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Reports say that Pinnick’s appointment is contained in a letter, dated July 5, 2018, and signed by CAF’s General Secretary, Amr Fahmy.

The letter reads ”Following the resignation of the 1st Vice President, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, and the prevailing situation in the Football Federation of Nigeria, the CAF President, after consulting members of the CAF Emergency Committee, appoints Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick as 1st Vice President.

”This decision is immediately applicable in accordance with article 27, para. 2 of the status which will be ratified by the Executive Committee in its session scheduled on Sept. 27 and 28, 2018, ” the letter reads.
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06 july 2018 14:29:29




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