BUHARI ORDERS PROSECUTION OF AMAJU PINNICK

  • Post By Emdee David 9:22am on Sunday 6th January 2019

Pinnick is being investigated over an alleged misappropriation of funds which runs into billions of Naira belonging to the organization.

A report has it that President Muhammadu Buhari is ordering the prosecution of Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), who has now been placed on travel banned.

Pinnick is being investigated over an alleged misappropriation of funds which runs into billions of Naira belonging to the organization.

 


Amaju Pinnick, NFF Boss

Previously, the EFCC had investigated and prosecuted the Director, Finance and Administration, Christopher Andekin; Head,
Finance and Administration, NFF, Jafaru Mamzah and a cashier with the Finance and Administration department of the NFF, Rajan Zaka “over an alleged financial scam in the football governing house in connection with financial payments from Federation of International Football Associations and Confederation of African Football to NFF between 2014 and 2016.

Angered by this, President Buhari was said to have ordered Pinnick’s investigation on the remittances to the NFF between 2017 and 2018 and possible prosecution if found culpable.

The NFF has however denied knowledge of any travel ban or investigation of Amaju Pinnick.

Written by Emdee David


  

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