More troubles for embattled NFF boss, Pinnick

The crisis rocking the president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick continued as he has been reportedly dropped from all CAF standing committees including the all-powerful AFCON Organising Committee, which he headed.

According to SCORENigeria “Amaju has been stripped of his membership of all CAF committees including being President of the very important AFCON Organising Committee.

“He is now just an ordinary floor member on the CAF executive committee.”

Besides previously holding down the Presidency of the AFCON Organising Committee, Pinnick was also a member of the Emergency Committee, which is widely regarded as the engine-room of the continental ruling body.

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad Thursday fired Pinnick as his 1st president and replaced him with Constant Omari from DR Congo following a litany of allegations brought against the NFF boss.

The hammer according to SCORENigeria sources will also hit two other NFF officials accused of corruption; Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko.

Akinwunmi is a member of the Organising Committee for Youth Africa Cup of Nations U17, U20 and U23, while Shehu Dikko is on the Organising Committee for Inter-Clubs Competition and Club Licensing System.

CAF is reported to be currently reworking their various standing committees to be more effective and take in persons of proven integrity.

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