Katu Unfolds NFF Election Timetable
Nigerians interested in vying for seats on the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation can begin to actually get ready as the sale of forms will begin on Monday, May 21, 2018.
NFF Electoral Committee headed by Barrister Mohammed Sani Katu disclosed yesterday in Abuja that sale of forms, endorsements of the same and return of the forms will hold between the period Monday, May 21- June 4 a duration of two weeks. This is as far as the process will go before the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals, at which Nigeria’s Super Eagles is one of the 32 participating teams.
Screening of candidates will take place between Thursday, 19th July and Saturday, 21st July 2018 – after the FIFA World Cup finals. Names of successful candidates will be released two days after the last day of screening –that is, Monday, 23rd July.
Unsuccessful candidates would be able to file their protests/appeals between Tuesday, July 24 -26, while the same will be heard July 27-28 Final list of candidates for the elections will be made public on Monday, 30th July 2018, with the elections to hold on Saturday, 29th September 2018. This, according to Barrister Katu, would be subject to approval by the Congress of Nigeria Football Federation and any amendments to the NFF Statutes 2010, in view of the NFF Bill that is in process.