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NFF President, Gusau, to inaugurate NPFL’s IMC on Friday



Gbenga Elegbeleye , Chairman  Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ibrahim Musa Gusau will on Friday inaugurate the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as composed by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development,  Sunday Dare on behalf of the Federal Government.

In a press statement announcing the composition of the IMC, the Youth and Sports Development Ministry stated that the move was “in line with the 10-year Football Masterplan as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari towards the revitalization of the Domestic League” and that the IMC would be in place to “oversee the affairs of the League until a proper professional League Board is put in place statutorily.”

The inauguration will take place at the NFF Conference Room inside the NFF Secretariat, Abuja on Friday by 11am.

Interim Management Committee of NPFL:

. Gbenga Elegbeleye               – Chairman  

.  Paul Bassey                         – Vice Chairman


.  Davidson Owumi               – Head of Operations

.  Kunle Soname            – Member

. Daniel Amokachi          – Member

. Calvin Emeka Onwuka  – Member

. Aliyu Adamu          – Member


. Rep. of NFF                        – Member

. Rep. of Nigeria Police          – Member

.Danladi Ibrahim                  – Member

. Mohammed Nasiru Sa’idu- Member

. Poubeni Ogun            – Member


. Awalu Baba Jada                         – Member

.Olumide Bamiduro                – Secretary   

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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