NFF General Election 2022: My mission is to move Nigeria football forward says Ibrahim Gusau
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF frontline presidential contender, Ibrahim Gusau has disclosed that his agenda is woven around the planned promotion and national development of the round leather game in Nigeria.
Gusau who flagged off his federation’s presidential contest, Wednesday in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara state said, if elected he will invest his vast experience to propel the fortunes of the game to higher heights.
Gusau, who is currently the chairman of chairmen , hinted that his wealth of experience in football would be deployed to reshape and advance the football architecture in Nigeria.
Speaking in an exclusive interview in hausa parlance on Wednesday night, he said “ I came back home to Zamfara to flag off my presidential bid because it is the right thing to do so.
“in whatever position I find myself within the football family, I am always concious of the fact that I am from Zamfara state and it is proper to accord respect to whomever ever it is due.
“That is why I returned back home to inform the football stakeholders in Zamfara about my noble intent and to also seek their blessings and support in my quest to become the next NFF president by the grace of God.
Gusau added that “ since the return of football democratic process in Nigeria, I have been a critical stakeholders, the huge experience, it will not be wrong to say I have seen a lot, my experience that is acquired over time is an unquantifiable wealth, which I intend to deploy to the service of Nigeria football , if elected.
He then appealed to Nigerian football stakeholders to support the candidate with the requisite skills to pilot the affairs of Nigerian football.
In his words “prior to the recent meeting in Lagos, the atmosphere was charged, many expected anarchy at the end we rised above sentiments and put national interest ahead of any other interest, it is in this sprit I will administer Nigeria football, if given the mandate to run Nigerian football, come 30th September in Benin, Edo state.” Gusau noted.