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Amaju Pinnick is NFF chairman – FG

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The Presidency on Monday said it recognised the Amaju Pinnick – led executives of the Nigerian Football Federation as the authentic executives of the federation .
The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity , Mr . Laolu Akande , disclosed this in a message he posted on his Twitter handle , @ akandeoj .

Akande said the Federal Government had already conveyed its position to the world football governing body , FIFA.

He said the government would continue to work with stakeholders to resolve the federation ’ s dispute in due time .

He added that the government is upholding NFF ’ s treaty obligations to FIFA .

Akande wrote , “ The FG has already conveyed to FIFA its firm position recognising Amaju Pinnick -led NFF as the current and only NFF executive .

“ Government will also continue to work with all relevant stakeholders involved to resolve the dispute in a timely manner .

“ The Federal Government is upholding NFF treaty obligations to FIFA. ”

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