Amaju Pinnick replaces Nyantakyi, as 1st Vice President of CAF

Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as its 1st Vice President.

Mr.  Pinnick, has now replaced Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, who resigned from his post after bribery allegations in a documentary by ace journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

In a press release on Thursday, it said, the appointment, was done upon consultation with the members of the Emergency Committee.

“Following the resignation of the 1st Vice President, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi and the prevailing situations in the Football Federation of Nigeria, the CAF President after consultation has appointed Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick.

“The 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 27th-28th September, 2018.

Mr. Pinnick born in 1973 was elected to the position of Nigeria Football Federation President in September 2014.

Source: GNA

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