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FIFA Council: President Tinubu Supports Pinnick’s Re-election


President Bola Tinubu expresses strong support for Nigeria’s bid for re-election into the FIFA Council.


The President Tinubu expressed his support in a press statement signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) and made available to Viewfinder in Abuja on Wednesday.



The FIFA Council is the principal decision-making organ of the organization in the intervals of the FIFA Congress.


The Council comprises 37 members elected by the FIFA Congress for a renewable term of four years.


Mr. Amaju Pinnick, two-term President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), was elected into the Council in March 2021 – the third Nigerian after the late Oyo Orok Oyo and Dr. Amos Adamu.


Mr. Pinnick is seeking re-election into the Council, and President Tinubu supports the bid for Nigeria to retain its seat in the Council.



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