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Ibrahim Musa Gusau Emerge As New NFF President




The Nigeria Football Federation Election was held today, 30th of September, 2022, in the City of Benin after the tenure of Former President, Amaju Pinnick came to an end.

Naija News reports that there were three major candidates vying for the top Position of the Nigerian Football body and it was known to be the most highly contested election in recent years.

The two former NFF Vice Presidents, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko went toe to toe alongside the eventual winner, Ibrahim Musa Gusau.

There were total number of 44 votes and the person with the highest votes became the eventual winner of the election.


After the voting process was concluded, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau was declared the winner with a total of 21 votes, while Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko had 12 and 6 votes respectively.

But there was a twist in the election, according to the constitution, Musa Gusau didn’t get up to fifty Percentage of the total votes and a rerun took place.

Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko stepped down from the rerun process as Peterside Idah became the only opposition to Musa Gusau.


The rerun was done and Ibrahim Musa Gasau had a landslide victory of 39 votes while Peterside Idah got just 1 vote.

Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gasau was again declared the winner of the election and the new NFF President.

Ibukun Aluko is a Football Podcaster, a Guest Football Analyst on Television and Radio Stations in Nigeria and Ghana, and a Local Sports Content Writer for Naija News.