The League Management Company (LMC) has finally bowed to reasoning from Abia Warriors Football Club over the safety of their players and officials as it has announced the immediate suspension of all Globacom Premier League fixtures in Maiduguri until further notice.
The suspension order was contained in a statement from the Office of the Chairman of LMC which cited current security intelligence as the reason for the decision.
“We are constrained to put on hold all Globacom Premier League games in Maiduguri until further notice due to latest security intelligence from the area and the suspended games include this weekend’s match between El-Kanemi Warriors and Abia Warriors”, the statement read.
It further advised officials of Abia Warriors not to proceed to Maiduguri for the match but to await further communication from the LMC.
“Once again, we want to reassure Clubs that decisions of the LMC at all times will be guided by the need to serve the greater good and hinged on existing realities”,it concluded.