Why court stopped Nigeria Football Federation’s AGM restrained  sports  minister,   IGP

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By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

A federal High Court sitting in Yenogoa  has ordered the  Inspector General of Police and minister of youths and sports development from working with Nigeria Football Federation to conduct its Annual General Meeting. AGM.

The court issued the order in its ruling , following a motion moved and supported by an affidavit filed by  Seigna Obiene, board member Nembe football club.

The applicant sought an order of the court to halt  the planned organizing of the AGM, asking the court to restrain ,   NFF president Pinnick Amaju,   chairman, League Management Company , LMC, Shehu Dikko, nationwide chaiman, Alkali Mohammed,  chairperson, National Women League, NWL Aisha Falode ,  from conducting the august meeting.

The court in suit No FHC/YNG/CS/133/2021,  the applicant moved a motion supported by an affidavit requesting an order of the court, which was granted.

After hearing  Temedie Peter  Great, esq, counsel for the applicant,  the presiding judge, Isah M. Dashem issued  an interim  injunction  restraining all the respondents , their agents, privies and servants from proceeding  to hold the planned AGM.

It will be recalled that  NFF AGM was initially slated for 17 December 2021 , in Lagos.

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