Pinnick Appointed CAF 1st Vice President
Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed the new 1st vice president of the Confederation of African Football, CAF.
The confirmation of Pinnick’s new appointment is contained in a letter signed by CAF general secretary, Amr Fahmy, dated July 5, 2018.
His appointment follows the resignation of Kwesi Nyantakyi, who was also formerly the president of Ghana Football Federation, but resigned from the post after he was caught on camera receiving bribes from undercover reporters.
‘’Following the resignation of the 1st Vice President, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, CAF President, after consulting the members of the Emergency Committee, appointed Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick as 1st Vice President,” reads the letter.
“This decision is immediately applicable, in accordance with article 27 para 2 of the Statutes, which will be ratified by the Executive Committee in its session scheduled on the 27 ad 28 September 2018. We thank you for kindly taking note’’.