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NFF set to intervene in Ondo FA crisis

The Ondo State Football Association had inaugurated a five-man Electoral Committee ahead of fresh elections into the board of the association, scheduled for February 5.

According to the letter, titled, Notice of meeting between NFF Chairman of Chairmen, Ondo State Football Association Executive Committee and all football stakeholders in the state.

The meeting comes up on Thursday

Part of the letter said, Please refer to the above subject matter and correspondences from the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation, regarding elections into the board of Ondo State Football Association Executive Committee.

Please be informed that the Chairman of Chairmen, Mr Ibrahim Musa Gusau will be holding a meeting with the State Football Association Executive Committee and all football stakeholders in the state, regarding elections into the State Football Association Executive committee, the letter stated.

There had been a leadership tussle between Otunba Dele-Ajayi, the current chairman and Dele Ologbese over the chairmanship of the association in the state.

Ajayi had supported the Chris Giwa-led faction of the NFF, while Ologbese, who was elected the Vice-Chairman of the board but suspended by the Ajayi-led board, was recognised by the Amaju Pinick-led NFF.

Source: Voice of Nigeria