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SPORT: Gara-Gombe cautions ahead NFF poll

SPORT: Gara-Gombe cautions ahead NFF poll

Publish date: 2022-06-21 00:01:41 | Author: Agency Report | Source: punchng.com

A former Chairman, Gombe State FA, Alhaji Ahmed Gara-Gombe, has appealed to interested persons eyeing the Nigeria Football Federation presidency to exercise restraint.

Despite calls for him to contest for the NFF top job, Gara-Gombe described the action of several aspirants, who have so far indicated interest in the position as “hasty.”

“I think it’s rather too early for such declaration to be made by anyone yet. There is the issue of statutes that has not been sorted, while the NFF Congress will still have to seat and draw out the electoral guidelines as well as announce the election date,” he said.

“Whatever anyone is doing at this time, with regards to the election is hasty and it cannot amount to anything tangible at least for now.

Gara-Gombe, the youngest match commissioner in Nigerian football, after commissioning his first match aged 28 in Ibadan, was also a two-time Chairman, Gombe United, member of Gombe State Sports Council, Secretary-General, Nigeria Football Stakeholders Forum, Special Adviser on Sports Development to former Kano State governor, Engineer Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and is.

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