Dalung, Amaju Pinnick Meet Osinbajo Over NFF Crisis
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The was held inside Osinbajo’s office shortly after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council.
The meeting came at a time there is a crisis over the leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation.
The world football governing body, Federation of International Football Association, had threatened to sanction the country if the crisis was not resolved quickly.
The President of NFF, Amaju Pinnick, had earlier met with Osinbajo before the commencement of the FEC meeting. Lagos state FA chairman Bar. Seyi Akinwunmi and embattled NFF Secretary General Sanusi Mohammed who were also present in the meeting did not disclose the agenda of the meeting to the public.
However, it was not unconnected to lingering NFF leadership tussle. FIFA wrote letter to NFF which threatened to ban Nigeria if the NFF leadership crisis continues till next week Tuesday.
FIFA had on Tuesday threatened to suspend the Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference