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FIFA council: It’s A Walk Over for Amaju Pinnick, an emphatic scoreline Against Walter

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu

Nigeria’s Amaju Melvin Pinnick secured his place in the exalted office of the FIFA Executive Committee after emerging victorious in Morocco pulling a whooping 43 votes against Malawi’s Walter Nyamilandu 8 votes.

While speaking after the election the NFF President revealed that the Executive President of Nigeria, Alhaji Mohammadu Buhari stood 100% by him.

“I just want to first thank God the Almighty for turning my dreams into reality, we worked and prayed”,

“I want to thank the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammed Buhari very sincerely, this one is not Political, he stood by me 100% from the beginning and did everything plus all the diplomatic maneuvering from behind the scene to ensure that it was done”.

“I also want to thank the honorable minister of sports, he was exceptional, and of cause my excos without them there is no Amaju Pinnick and today we were able to make history”.

“This is quit historic, this the FIFA council with only 7 people in the world as this will open doors and like I said my first focus will be how to reposition football globally”.

Amaju Melvin Pinnick also returned as one of the five vice Presidents of CAF.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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