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NFF 2018 Elections Set For September 20

Published on: 8 days ago

The NFF Electoral Committee has announced new dates for elections into the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Executive Committee for the next dispensation.

Elections into the NFF Executive Committee 2018-2022 will now hold on Thursday, 20th September 2018, nine days earlier from the initial date stipulated.

The new tenure will hold from 2018 to 2022.

According to a media statement from the Communications Department of the (NFF), intending candidates can now buy and return forms within a fresh grace period of Friday, 17th and Friday, 24th August 2018.

The new timetable, for screening of candidates will now be done between 27th and 29th August, with names of candidates to be published on Thursday, 30th August, 2018.

Protests and appeals will be heard and treated between 4th and 6th September, after same must have been submitted between 31st August and 3rd September. Publication of final list of candidates will be done on Friday, 7th September.

The media statement also revealed that the resolutions of the NFF Extra-Ordinary General Assembly held in Benin City on Thursday, 2nd August 2018, the amendments to the 2018 Nigeria Football Federation Elections Time Table have been adopted by the Electoral Committee, as the statutory provisions of the 2010 NFF Statutes, NFF Electoral Code 2009 and Guidelines of Elections into the NFF 2018 have been suspended by the Congress.

It also revealed that any of the candidates to any of the offices becomes disqualified or incapacitated after being cleared by the Electoral Committee, the office will be reopened for a fresh nomination within a period of five (5) days before the elections.

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