Starlitenews reports that Ibrahim Musa Gusau has been elected the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
This online news platform understands that Ibrahim Gusau was elected at NFF’s 78th Elective Congress which was held in Benin, the Edo State.
Gusau, a member of CAF Organising Committee and Chairman, Football Associations chairmen, garnered 39 votes to succeed Amaju Pinnick.
In the first round of voting during the election held in Benin, Edo state, Gusau garnered 21 votes, defeating outgoing NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi and Second Vice President, Shehu Dikko, who got 12 and 6 votes respectively.
He also defeated Peterside Idah and Abba Yola who got one vote each.
But, while Akinwunmi, Dikko and Yola, withdrew from the race, Peterside Idah, proceeded to the second round with Ibrahim Gusau, who needed 22 votes to be declared winner.
At the end of the second round voting, Guasau got 39 votes while Peterside Idah got only one vote.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick was the former Chairman of the board. He will now be replaced by Ibrahim Musa Gusau after his victory at the NFF Election 2022.
Meanwhile, Starlitenews reports that Ibrahim Musa Gusau emergence as the new NFF President is coming after the Court of Appeal had on Thursday granted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a stay of execution ahead of the forthcoming NFF elective congress.
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