A director in the National Sports Commission, Bolaji Ojo-Oba has tasked the newly elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick to ensure peace returns the Nigerian football family.


Speaking in Warri soon after the Delta State Sports Commission chairman was elected as the new NFF boss, Ojo-Oba said, “bringing about lasting peace should be his primary task.

“He can achieve this by ensuring all the factions in the football family are brought together and agree to chart a new course for Nigerian football.”

He expressed confidence in the ability of the new football boss, saying  “he would do himself and his supporters a lot of good if he translates the enthusiasm and zeal he has exhibited in the manner he has gone about his campaign into action.”

Ojo-Oba, who was once an acting  scribe of the NFF said, “Pinnick is not new to football administration. It is expected that he would bring his wealth of experience to play.”

Assessing the process that produced Pinnick as the new helmsman of Nigerian football, Ojo-Oba said, “it was a credible elections. Six candidates for the presidency, and the entire football family is represented here.. It could not have been any better.”


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