NFF president Maigari and executive committee sacked – Court order


A Plateau State High Court has sacked the Aminu
Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation board.
The court granted an Order of Interlocutory Injunction,
restraining Maigari who is the NFF president, the
executive committee members and the NFF Congress,
from continuing to run the affairs of football in the
country, until the Motion on Notice before the court is
Justice P.L. Lot also ruled that senior members of the
civil service in the NFF command, to command, control
and manage the affairs of football.
The Sports Minister and Chairman of National Sports
Commission Dr. Tammy Danagogo, following this
order, has appointed Lawrence Longyir Katken as the
acting Secretary General of the NFF.
“Further to suit No. PLD/J 342/2014 and an order of
mandatory injunction, issuing from Hon. Justice PL
Lot…you (Lawrence Katiken) is hereby directed to act
as Secretary General of the NFF, and to take over the
full management of the NFF,” he said in a letter
personally signed by the minister to Katken.
“You are to hold this position pending the hearing and
determination of the Motion on Notice in the referenced
Justice Lot has fixed July 11, 2014 for hearing on the
Motion on Notice.

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