From left Alhaji Abdurazaq Abdulganiyu (Secretary of Alhabibiyya) Sheikh Mujammed Bello Umar (Jibwis Kaduna), Imam Fuad Adeyemi (National Imam Alhabibiyya)

Bar. Seyi Akinwunmi Declare To Run For NFF President

By Olayinka Elebute

Charismatic Lawyer and Lagos State FA Chairman Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has finally put an end to  speculation as he joined the 2022 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) presidential race,

The Lagos FA chairman announced his desire to go for the top job, in a statement said he would formally declare to run for the position at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on Tuesday, 30th August 2022.

He becomes the third person to officially declare to seek the presidential ticket of the NFF former NFF General Secretary, Musa Amadu has on Tuesday become the first to officially declare his intension to replace the outgoing NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, while the Chairman of Chairmen went to his state to seek the support of his people in Zamfara to declare his intentions to run as well during the week.

Others in the race include Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, Mallam Shehu Dikko, Dr. Christian Emeruwa, Abba Yola Peterside Idah and Benedict Akwuegbu.


With the  sale of the expression of interest and nomination forms which will commence on Monday and the Presidential form is pegged at Five hundred thousand naira (N500,000)

While the date for the elective congress fixed for September 30 bearing any hitches from any quarters.

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