FIFA Gives Nigeria Last Ultimatum..September 8th Is Deadline

World football-governing body, FIFA rose from its emergency meeting on Wednesday, announcing September 8, 2014 as the new deadline for the NFF President Chris Giwa, to quit office or the federation will be suspended forthwith.
A statement issued by FIFA on Wednesday said that a letter, dated 3rd September, 2014 had been addressed to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), confirming that the NFF will be suspended with immediate effect should there still be persons claiming to have been elected to NFF positions on 26 August 2014 and occupying their offices on Monday, 8 September 2014 at 08.00 (Central European Time). The letter followed  the decision by the FIFA Emergency Committee.
The letter, entitled ‘FIFA Emergency Committee sets 8 September deadline for NFF’, was posted  on the FIFA official website. 
In a letter sent on 29 August 2014, FIFA confirmed that it would not recognise the results of the aforementioned elections and that the matter would be brought to the respective FIFA bodies should there still be persons claiming to have been elected and occupying the NFF offices at midnight on 1 September 2014. 
On expiry of the deadline, some people were still claiming to have been elected and were occupying the NFF premises.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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