Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
The President of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has been appointment Confederation of African Footballâ€™s (CAF) 1st Vice-President.
The appointment, according to a memo dated 5th July 2018 and signed by CAFâ€™s General Secretary, Amr Fahmy, took effect from Thursday.
Pinnickâ€™s appointment, said Fahmy, was made by CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, after consulting with members of the Emergency Committee, following the resignation of the former 1st Vice-President, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi.
â€œThis decision is immediately applicable, in accordance with article 27 paragraph 2 of the statutes, which will be ratified by the Executive Committee in its session scheduled on the 27 and 28 of September, 2018,â€ Fahmy said.