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Chairman of the NFF Media and Publicity Committee has clarified that no standing committee of the Federation has been dissolved

Chairman of the NFF Media and Publicity Committee, Chief Emeka Inyama on Thursday clarified that no standing committee of the Federation has been dissolved, reiterating that the affected committees were only to be re-constituted.

“We have read and heard in sections of the media that some committees have been dissolved. This is not so. They are only to be re-constituted.

“There is marked difference between immediate dissolution and imminent re-constitution. The communique of the NFF Executive Committee was unambiguous on this matter.

“We will appreciate very much if the media can stay within the circumference of what was said in the communique.”

COMMUNIQUE OF THE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION HELD IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY, 28TH NOVEMBER, 2012

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation met at the NFF Secretariat, Abuja on Wednesday, 28th November, 2012 to discuss on pertinent issues in Nigeria football and decided as follows:

1)    The Committee set up an ad-hoc committee to organize fund-raising dinners for the sole purpose of the Senior National Team, Super Eagles’ participation at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be hosted by South Africa. Funds raised at these dinners will complement the expected grant from the Federal Government for the prosecution of the Super Eagles’ campaign. 1st Vice President, Chief Mike Umeh is Chairman of the committee.

2)    Executive Committee approved that the 2012 Annual General Assembly of Nigeria football take place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday, 13th December 2012. Arrival of Congress members is set for Wednesday, 12th December while departure is on Friday, 14th December.

3)    Committee resolved to invite Board Members of the Nigeria Premier League to a meeting at the NFF Secretariat on Thursday, 29th November 2012, to deliberate on all outstanding issues around the NPL, with a view to facilitating the holding of the NPL Congress and the commencement of the 2012/2013 League Season within the shortest possible time.

 4)    The Executive Committee approved the re-constitution of NFF standing committees two years after their inauguration.

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