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Tinubu backs Nigeria's FIFA Council elections

President Bola Tinubu has spoken out in help of Nigeria's re-election on the Worldwide Soccer Federation's council.

This was disclosed in a press release on Tuesday by the Particular Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

Nigeria's keep on the Worldwide Soccer Federation's council was set to run out in 2024 following the top of the tenure of a former two-term Nigeria Soccer Federation president, Amaju Pinnick.

The assertion stated: “President Bola Tinubu expresses his sturdy help for Nigeria's candidacy for re-election to the FIFA Council.

“The FIFA Council is the primary decision-making physique of the organisation in the course of the intervals of the FIFA Congress.

“The Council consists of 37 members, elected by the FIFA Congress for a renewable time period of 4 years.”

“Mr. Amaju Pinnick, a two-term chairman of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF), was elected to the council in March 2021 – the third Nigerian after the late Oyo Orok Oyo and Dr. Amos Adamu,” it added.

Ngelale famous that “Mr Pinnick desires to be re-elected to the Council, and President Tinubu helps Nigeria's bid to retain his seat on the Council.”

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