Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation and the Nigeria
Police (FCT Command) are looking into ways of achieving greater collaboration
in the area of security for NFF events and programmes.
During a courtesy visit to the new Commissioner of Police
(FCT Command), CP Mohammed Mustafa on Tuesday, NFF General Secretary, Mohammed
Sanusi underscored the importance of the Police to all events and activities of
the football body.
“Security is a very key component in the organization of
football, nay sporting events. Over the years, the NFF has received immense
co-operation from the Police hierarchy for our events, including local and
international matches. We are here to solicit for even greater collaboration
with the FCT Command for our programmes and activities.
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“We are happy about your deployment to the FCT Command,
having heard so much about your keen interest in football and other sports. The
NFF will do everything to sustain the cordial relationship we have had over the
years with the FCT Command.”
News24 reported on Wednesday
that NFF second vice president Shehu Dikko was reportedly arrested by police in
his office in Abuja for flaunting a court order halting the Nigeria Premier
Responding on Tuesday, CP Mohammed Mustafa thanked the NFF
delegation, and pledged that the Police would continue to afford the football
body of maximum security at all footballing events and programmes. He praised
the NFF for embedding security within its internal workings in the Federation.For
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- News24 Nigeria