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FG Withdraws Fraud Case Against Pinnick, Others.

Nov 05, 2019 Hit: 144 Written by 
FG Withdraws Fraud Case Against Pinnick, Others.

The federal government has withdrawn the corruption charges against the president of the Nigerian football federation, Amaju Pinnick and four other members of the board.

The federal high court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu discharged and acquitted Pinnick, NFF secretary, Sunusi Mohammed, the 1st vice-president, Seyi Akinwumi, the 2nd vice-president, Shehu Dikko and an executive member, Yusuf Fresh, after revealing that the office of the attorney general and minister of justice wrote to withdraw the charges filed before the court by the disbanded special presidential and investigation panel.

The office of the agf said that there was no basis for the charges filed against pinnick and others.

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