Abuja - The Seyi Akinwunmi–led Adhoc Committee set up by the
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the Nigeria National League (NNL) has
disclosed that the Annual Congress of the NNL will now hold on Wednesday, 6th
April 2016 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The Congress will serve as precursor to the kick –off of the
The Committee was put in place on February 16, 2016 by the
country’s football ruling body to study and compose governance structures for
Nigeria’s second –tier League.
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Also on the committee are Alloy Chukwuemeka and Dodo Isah as
members, with Lawrence Katken as secretary. The Adhoc team will conduct the
Congress and are expected to announce a new date for the commencement of the
NNL season after the draws have been made.
The kick off of the League has severally been postponed as a
result of the decision of the NFF to set up the Adhoc Committee, which followed
the expiration of the tenure of the former Board led by Emeka Inyama.
New rules and guidelines to run the League will also be
adopted at Wednesday’s congress.
Chairmen of all clubs in the National League are expected to
be in attendance for the Congress, scheduled to hold at the Top Rank Hotel,
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