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42 Candidates Cleared To Run For NFF Elections

ByJokanola Bolaji

Sep 12, 2022



A total of 42 candidates have been cleared for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elections billed for Friday, September 30 in Benin, Edo state.


The electoral committee cleared 11 candidates to vie for the football chief position. The committee also gave the go-ahead to 31 other candidates eyeing different positions in the federation.



The positions and cleared candidates are listed below:


Presidential aspirants (11)
Dr. Christian Emeruwa (Abia State)
Chief Amanze Uchegbulam (Imo State)
Mr Peterside Idah (Rivers State)
Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola (Kano State)
Barr. Musa Amadu (Jigawa state)
Mr David Buhari Doherty (Lagos State)
Mallam Adam Moukhtar Mohammed (FCT)
Barr Oluseyi Akinwunmi (Ogun State)
Alh Ibrahim Gusau (Zamfara State)
Mallam Shehu Dikko (Kaduna State)
Hon Suleiman Kwande (Plateau State) mi


First Vice Presidential Aspirants (3)
Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu (Anambra State)
Senator Obinna Ogba (Abia State)
Mr Chinedu Okoye (Ebonyi State)


Chairmen of Chairmen – (1)
Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed ‘Fresh (Niger State)



Executive Membership (27)


SOUTH-EAST
Pastor Emeka Inyama (Abia State)
Mr. Chikelue Iloenyosi (Anambra State)
Mr Karibe Pascal Ojigwe (Abia State)
Mr. Jude Benjamin Obikwelu (Anambra State)
Sir Emmanuel Ochiagha (Imo State).

NORTH CENTRAL
Alhaji Mohammed Alkali (Nasarawa State)
Rt. Hon. Margaret Icheen (Benue State)
Hon. Idris Abdullahi Musa (Kwara State)
Mr. Daniel Amokachi (Benue State)
Mr. Benedict Akwuegbu (Plateau State).

SOUTH SOUTH
Ms Aisha Falode (Edo State)
Chief Kenneth Nwaomucha (Delta State)
Mr. Gregory Abang (Cross River State)
Mr. Roland Abu Omomoh (Edo State)
Barr. Poubeni Ogun (Bayelsa State)
Mr Jarret Tenebe (Edo State)
Rt. Hon. Essien Udofot (Akwa Ibom State)

SOUTH WEST
Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi (Ogun State)
Otunba Sunday Dele-Ajayi (Ondo State)
Alhaji Olawale Gafar Liameed (Lagos State)
Mr. Afolabi Taiwo Olugbenga (Osun State)
Mr. Ayodeji Adegbenro (Ondo State)
Barr. Pelumi Jacob Olajengbesi

NORTH-EAST
Alhaji Babagana Kalli (Borno State)
Barr. Sajo Mohammed (Adamawa State)
Mr. Timothy Henman Magaji (Taraba State)

NORTH WEST
Alhaji Sharif Rabiu Inuwa (Kano State)


Disqualified – 3
Mr. Ayodeji Ogunjobi (Osun State) was disqualified for not providing evidence of tax payment.
Mr. Paul Yusuf (Plateau State) was disqualified as a result of an invalid nomination.
Mr. Marcellinus Anyanwu (Imo State) was disqualified as a result of an invalid nomination.

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