Abuja - Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has appealed
to the Senate to create an enabling environment for his administration to run
football in the country, Sportdaylive reports.
Pinnick made the statement during a visit, alongside FIFA
president Gianni Infantino and Secretary General Fatma Samoura, to the office
of senate president Bukola Saraki in Abuja on Monday.
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“We have tried, we want to do it. We were elected two years ago, right from the time we were elected till date we have not had a minute of peace, so we want to use this opportunity to crave the senate to say that we are all-desiring, passion driven to write the right history, we have this global recognition, what we want is the enabling environment for us to carry out our programmes.
There has been long battle between the recognized president of the NFF Amaju Pinnick, and acclaimed chairman Chris Giwa over the leadership of the body.
According to News24, Giwa had in previous occasions stormed the Glass House in an attempt to forcefully carry out a claimed court order to replace Pinnick as the president of the embattled FA.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.
- News24 Nigeria