The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Dr. Mohammed Sanusi and Dr. Christian Emeruwa as Integrity and Match-Fixing Investigative Officers respectively.
In line with recent trend by world football’s governing body, FIFA, the football federation urges its members to table all matters concerning “match fixing and corruption in football” before the new appointees.
“Henceforth, all matters relating to match-fixing and corruption in football within the territory of Nigeria should be reported to the officers mentioned,” a letter written by NFF Secretary General, Musa Amadu, dated 16th April, 2014, read.
“Members are all advised to recognise, resist and report all match-fixing and related matters with concrete evidence to the officers.”
NFF Director of Competitions, Dr. Sanusi, a doctorate degree holder in sport administration and a teacher has been in the business of sport administration for decades.
He delivered a paper titled ‘Tackling Match Fixing And Corruption In Football’ at the FIFA/Interpol Training, Education and Prevention Initiative: Integrity In Sport workshop which took place in Abidjan, capital of Cote d’Ivoire between 10th – 11th April, 2014.
Dr. Emeruwa also a doctorate degree holder in administration and organisation of sport, doubles as special assistant to the NFF General Secretary.