Tinubu supports Nigeria’s FIFA council re-election bid

President Bola Tinubu has expressed support for Nigeria's bid for re-election into the FIFA Council. Mr Amaju Pinnick, two-term President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), is seeking re-election into the Council. Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, said in a statement on Tuesday, that President Tinubu was in support of Nigeria's bid to retain its seat in the Council. Pinnick was elected into the Council in March 2021 - the third Nigerian after the late Oyo Orok Oyo and Dr Amos Adamu. The Council comprises 37 members elected by the FIFA Congress for a renewable term of four years. The FIFA Council is the principal decision-making organ of the organisation in the intervals of the FIFA Congress. Source: News Agency of Nigeria