The Nigeria Football Federation has reaffirmed that the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Premier Football League will be allowed to remain in office and conclude its mandate before any action can be taken on a board for the NPFL.
The President of NFF, Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, disclosed this on Wednesday.
The present IMC of the NPFL is led by Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye.
“Let me once more commend the IMC for the great job it is doing to reposition the elite division of our domestic League. We are enamoured by the way and manner the Board has gone about its mandate and everyone can see the transparency, probity and seriousness the members have attached to their tasks.
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“The IMC will remain in office to complete their tenure as extended by the NFF a couple of months ago. Afterwards, the NFF Executive Committee will meet to decide on the best way forward.
“However, new Boards of the Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League One will be constituted within the next month,” Gusau said.
It can also be recalled that on 21st October 2022, the IMC was inaugurated by the NFF President, with an initial mandate of three months, and a number of terms of reference aimed at engendering a new life generally for Nigeria’s elite division.