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Maigari impeached as NFF president over ‘financial misappropriation’

Members of the board of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF have impeached its president, Aminu Maigari, over allegations of financial misappropriation.

The members today passed a vote of no confidence on Maigari during an executive meeting to review Nigeria’s performance at the just concluded FIFA World Cup. The meeting held at the NFF Glass House Headquarters in Abuja.

Announcing the decision of the board members, Adamu Muazu who represents the North-West on the executive board, said Maigari was removed for Financial misappropriation & Mal-administration and that a more detailed statement on the allegations leveled against Mr. Maigari will soon be made public. He said a new election for the office of the President of the NFF has been slated for August 26th. Continue…

The First Vice President, Mike Umeh is to act as the President of the NFF until election holds in August.

Mr Maigari was earlier sacked from office on July 4th by a court order but was reinstated on July 17th after FIFA suspended Nigeria for government interference ib football matters which is against its policy.

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