Pinnick decries marketing campaign of calumny, says he holds President Buhari in excessive esteem Thank

President of the Nigeria Soccer Federation, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Tuesday expressed shock at a report in a piece of the media, which claimed that he had attacked the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Hon. Sunday Dare over a perceived aspiration for a 3rd time period as President of the NFF.

In a report apparently syndicated however poorly-articulated and extremely unprofessional, the FIFA Council Member was alleged to be on a “spending spree” within the media to “tarnish the picture of the Minister and in addition undermine Mr President’s authority to discuss Nigerian soccer,” with none occasion given or any quote attributed to Mr Pinnick.

“It is a clear case of a unclean marketing campaign. I’ve by no means given any interview or motivated any media individual to write down something concerning the President’s directives or to insult the Honourable Minister. As I communicate, we’re making preparations to carry the Annual Basic Meeting as soon as the court docket communicates to our lawyer the Discover of Discontinuance of the 2 instances which were delaying the convocation of the Congress.

“I might have saved quiet over this sort of foolish marketing campaign however it is very important put the document straight and in addition, I’ve the best regards for the individual of His Excellency, President Buhari, the Authorities and its establishments. It is a hatchet job, and such can at all times occur in political instances. The campaigners have failed woefully.”

Pinnick, who’s on the ongoing Ladies Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco, stated he is able to return fireplace for fireplace with purveyors of falsehood and half truths, whether or not they function day or night time, or on legacy or social media.

“It’s time to give it in full measure to those that hawk blatant falsehood and spend their days and nights planning evil. It is going to not be enterprise as common.

“President Buhari has remained an incredible father and lover of Nigeria Soccer and the Nationwide Groups. None of those soiled campaigns by disgruntled individuals and haters can have any impression.”



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