NFF Elections: FIFA President congratulates Amaju Pinnick


PRESIDENT of world football–governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino has congratulated Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his re-election on Thursday, as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

NationSport reports that Pinnick polled 34 votes to beat three other contestants to retain his seat. Alhaji Aminu Magari got eight votes; Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes, while Chinedu Okoye did not have any vote in the election which took place in Katsina State.

In a letter dated 20th September, 2018, FIFA president said he looks forward to continue working with the Pinnick, while wishing the new Executive Committee success during their tenure.

“Dear President, allow me to extend to you my warmest congratulations on your re-election as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the 2018-22 period, at today’s NFF Elective Congress in Katsina State.

“Please also convey my congratulations to all your colleagues of the Executive Committee who were with you.

“I wish you and your team the best of luck, strength and every success for all the challenges that lie ahead.

“I look forward to continuing to work with you and seeing you soon to congratulate you in person,” the letter read.


Amaju Pinnick – President

Seyi Akinwnumi – 1st Vice President

Shehu Dikko – 2nd Vice President

Ibrahim Musa Gusau – Member

Ahmed Yusuf Fresh – Member

Felix Anyansi-Agwu – Member

Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande – Member

Babagana Kalli – Member

Sharif Rabiu Inuwa – Member

Chidi Ofo Okenwa – Member

Aisha Falode – Member

Mohammed Alkali – Member

Musa Duhu – Member

Ganiyu Majekodunmi – Member

Emmanuel Ibah – Member

Mohammed Sanusi – General Secretary

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