Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has congratulated the newly elected president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnic describing his election as a continuation of Delta’s supremacy in sports.
According to him, “the victory of Pinnic at the NFF polls held Tuesday, 30th September, 2014 in Warri, further reinforced our belief that the administration’s investment in sports was not in vain”.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sunny Ogefere, the Governor said that the new NFF president has maintained the sports excellence tradition for which the state is known.
He noted that under Amaju’s leadership of sports, the State has retained as well as improved on its dominance of sports in the country.
“Amaju has shown traits of commitment, resourcefulness, dedication and leadership right from when he joined the DFA (Delta Football Association) as a member and later as chairman of the Association up to when he emerged as the chairman of the State Sports Commission”, he stated.
Uduaghan stated further that, “besides, Amaju has performed creditably well to date and I have no doubt in my mind that he will excel in this new assignment and take football in Nigeria to an enviable height”.
The Delta Governor urged Uduaghan urged Amaju to remain focused in the new assignment and ensure as a matter of priority that he reconciled everyone to forge one united front for better success.