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Tinubu Supports Nigeria’s FIFA Council Reelection Bid

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed strong support for Nigeria’s bid for re-election into the FIFA Council.

Gatekeepers News reports that this was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President, Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale.

The statement read, “President Bola Tinubu expresses strong support for Nigeria’s bid for re-election into the FIFA Council.

“The FIFA Council is the principal decision-making organ of the organization in the intervals of the FIFA Congress.

“The Council comprises 37 members elected by the FIFA Congress for a renewable term of four years.

“Mr. Amaju Pinnick, two-term President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), was elected into the Council in March 2021 – the third Nigerian after the late Oyo Orok Oyo and Dr. Amos Adamu.

“Mr. Pinnick is seeking re-election into the Council, and President Tinubu supports the bid for Nigeria to retain its seat in the Council.”

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