through Paul Erewuba
Following information of the ban on the Nigeria football Supporters membership via the Nigeria football Federation, NFF, Chairman, board of trustees of the club, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo and national chairman of the club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea have reacted vehemently pronouncing that the soccer ruling physique in Nigeria have no right to do so.
speaking the previous day in Lagos, the BOT chairman who doubles as President general stated that the supporters club is in no way under the supervision of the NFF and as such had no such powers as to ban them from doing what they know do highest.
“The NFF can’t stop us from being in Uyo to improve the tremendous Eagles. we will pay our strategy to Uyo, pay the gate charges to be inside the stadium to cheer the workforce like we have now finished over time.”
an awfully offended national chairman of the club, Rev. Ikpea on his part referred to that it was an unfortunate construction for the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick to speak about banning the supporters membership.
“The NFF president just isn’t a registered member of the Nigeria football Supporters club neither is he a fee paying member. The NSFC is a registered physique below the company Affairs commission, CAC. it isn’t a physique underneath the NFF but our responsibility is to provide give a boost to for the national groups anyplace they are taking part in.”
We’re saddened that Nigeria has been out of major championships and think that we must do our best to cheer them to victory whenever they are playing.”
On Wednesday, the NFF president was once quoted as saying that he would no longer acknowledge a factionalised supporters membership urging them to dissolve the two executives and habits new elections.
Pinnick had stated, “i’ve made it clear that the Supporters membership must now not come to Uyo for this healthy on Saturday. i’ve additionally instructed Ladipo to resign and conduct a fresh election. the 2 warring leaders, Ikpea and Okumagba will have to also resign as a result of we can’t proceed to work with factional leaders.”