Pinnick, Others To Face EFCC For Alleged Stealing



It has been gathered that several of the officials alleged to have been involved in “monumental stealing and financial crimes in the NFF” have not appeared before the country’s anti-graft agency,

Amaju Pinnick


“Several of the top officials fingered in the allegations have been facing the EFCC one after the other,” a top official informed on Thursday.

“The investigation was delayed because (Amaju) Pinnick was away at the World Cup in Russia.

“A board member who is also a state FA chairman is due to appear before the EFCC on Monday as the investigations continue.”

Petitioner James Peters, a former NFF technical director, has also been quizzed by the EFCC.

According to a statement by the sports ministry, Peters has urged the EFCC to carry out a thorough investigation on an alleged “unprecedented stealing, corrupt practices and financial crimes being perpetrated by Amaju Pinnick, Mohammed Sanusi, Seyi Akinwumi, Shehu Dikko and Ahmed Yusuf (AKA Fresh).

He also alleged that Financial Derivatives and Mediterranean Sports Agency be also thoroughly investigated.