COURT ORDERS ARREST OF NFF PRESIDENT AND THREE OTHERS

In News 2019-07-01 15:31:22
COURT ORDERS ARREST OF NFF PRESIDENT AND THREE OTHERS
COURT ORDERS ARREST OF NFF PRESIDENT AND THREE OTHERS

A Federal High Court, Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick.

 

The court also ordered the arrest of NFF Secretary, Sanusi Mohammed; the 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi; the 2nd Vice-President, Shehu Dikko and an Executive member, Yusuff Fresh.

 

Issuing the order today, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu frowned at the refusal of Pinnick and his co-accused to appear in court to defend allegations of misuse of NFF funds.

 

The NFF officials were accused of misappropriating over 8thousand dollars, and another 4billion naira fund without the approval of the NFF.