The CAF and FIFA Executive Committee member Amaju Melvin Pinnick was known for his tenure as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and has expressed his feelings about his time while he served office as he handed over the baton of the football federation to his successor.
Amaju had served the NFF for eight years, which started from 2014 and ended on September 30, 2022. He has formally handed over to newly elected NFF President Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau but not before he had this to say to the management and staff of NFF:
“I thank you for your loyalty and support in the past eight years, and the encouragement and support of the Board that I worked with.
“It was an awesome experience all through and I give God the glory. Football is the winner. I ask for the forgiveness of all those that I might have offended one way or the other, and I crave your support for the new team,” he said.
In his response, Gusau lauded the historic occasion, saying the warm relationship between the old and the new guards is a reflection of the wonderful relationship that was forged among the members of the last board within eight years.
“We assure you, Mr. Pinnick that we will always reach out to you for your advice and encouragement whenever the need arises. We wish you the very best in your duties and tasks at FIFA and CAF.”