NFF Puts Nasarawa State Football Association Elections on Hold
By Amina Mohammed, Lafia
The Nigeria Football Federation NFF has announced the temporary suspension of the forthcoming Executive Board elections for the Nasarawa State Football Association.
In a statement sent to the Nasarawa state FA noted that the decision comes in response to a petition lodged at the NFF Secretariat concerning the election process.
The NFF Secretary, Ali Muhammad, communicated the news to the Secretary of the Nasarawa State Football Association in a formal letter.
The correspondence, bearing the reference number “NFF/GS/245/Vol.I/MA/89 and dated May 18, 2023, expressed warm regards from the President, Executive Board, Management, and Staff of the Nigeria Football Federation”.
While the specific details of the petition were not disclosed, the letter stated that the elections would be put on hold until further notice.
The NFF assured the Nasarawa State Football Association that additional information regarding the matter would be conveyed promptly.
The Secretary FA Elections 2023 Monitoring Committee, acting on behalf of the Chairman, appended a copy of the petition to the letter which the NFF emphasised the importance of understanding and compliance with this decision.
Voice of Nigeria reports that Football enthusiasts and stakeholders in Nasarawa State eagerly await further updates on the situation.
The temporary suspension of the elections reflects the NFF’s commitment to ensuring fair and transparent processes within football associations across the country.