Former Ekiti State Football Association chairman, Dr. Isaac Ayodele, has called on the 44-man delegates comprising the state FA’s across the country to allow for continuity by voting the current Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, and his 1st Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, for another four-year term in the office.
Speaking with our correspondent, Ayodele reiterated all what the current board has done to develop football in the country especially from the grassroots leading to the country having a pool of young players that will gradually turn to stars for the Super Eagles.
“It is out there for all to see the good work of the president NFF board led by Amaju Pinnick,” he said.
“I just want to urge the delegates to really give continuity a chance by voting these people (Pinnick and Akinwunmi) in again.
“There is no need to be sentimental at this crucial moment of our football development. We have gone too far and the only way to continue the good work is by allowing them to continue in the office.
“Apart from Pinnick and the VP, it is very important not to change the winning team by voting other members that have been supporting the board while also allowing the League Management Company chairman, Shehu Dikko, to continue as the second Vice President.
“They have done well together and like we say in football, you don’t change a winning team.”
The election into the board of the NFF is scheduled for Thursday, September 20 in Katsina.