President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded Mr. Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF), on his election into the FIFA Government Council, the best decision-making organ in world soccer.
A congratulatory message signed by Femi Adesina, his Spokesman, stated that the President believes that by dint of hardwork, dedication and consistency, Pinnick has confirmed to be an environment friendly soccer administrator and the world has taken discover of his competency expertise by electing him into the FIFA Council and one of many Vice Presidents of the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF).
Buhari famous that this feat of enhanced visibility and status of Nigeria within the worldwide neighborhood is approaching the heels of current elections of different properly certified and endowed Nigerians into strategic management positions in worldwide organisations.
He urged Pinnick to see his new task as a chance to reinforce Nigeria’s status and id as a soccer loving nation and optimally utilise the function of sports activities, by means of soccer, as a driving drive to engender improvement, peace and stability on the regional and worldwide ranges.
“As an lively supporter of the spherical leather-based recreation, the President joins different enthusiastic followers in Nigeria and throughout the continent in wishing the NFF president the perfect in his new place,” the assertion added.
Buhari congratulates Amaju Pinnick over FIFA appointment