Court Stops NFF From Holding Annual General Assembly In Lagos On Friday

Court Stops NFF From Holding Annual General Assembly In Lagos On Friday

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A High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has stopped the planned Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Annual General Assembly, AGA scheduled to hold on Friday, December 17, 2021.

Hon. Justice Isa Dashen of the Federal High Court Yenagoa Division put on hold the December 17 AGA following an order of restraining the NFF from holding the meeting.

Ruling on an exparte application filed together with a motion on notice in suit number No.FHC/YNG/CS/133/2021 brought by a retired footballer and Director of Nembe City Football club, Seigha Obiene, the judge say the event should not go ahead.

The court ruled that “upon the motion ex-parte
dated the 8″ day of December, 2021 and filed on the 10″ day of December, 2021 coming up before this Honourable Court on the 10” day of Decernber, 2021 praying for the following reliefs:

“An order restraining the 1and 2 Sets of Respondents (1-6 Respondents), whether by themselves, their servants, privies, agents, howsoever described, from proceeding with holding of the planned Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Executive Committee slated for the 17 day of December, 2021 in Lagos State, or on any other date or place in Nigeria; or from holding of any congress under any guise whatsoever, pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice,” the judge said.

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