President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that he would be leaving office at the end of his tenure and would not be contesting for a third term. ayokinews.com reports
Pinnick, whose resignation has been pushed by Nigerians, following the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, said contrary to speculations, he would not be seeking a third term.
Speaking during an interview on Arise Television, Pinnick noted that despite being eligible for a third term, he would still not consider it as an option, giving the fact that his time at the NFF is giving his family a toll.
“I’m eligible to run according based on the status. Do I want to run ?, It’s a no no, my family is very key to me , they said it’s taking a toll on me and the family. They believed that I’ve done my best and it’s time to move on . It’s a regrettable decision, but it’s the best,” he said.
Amaju Pinnick has been in charge of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) since 2014.
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