The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been appointed as Confederation
of Africa Football (CAF) First Vice-President.
He has now replaced Ghana’s Kwesi Nyantakyi who resigned recently.
The letter of Pinnick’s appointment was sent to the Nigeria Football Federation yesterday (July 5,
2018) and was duly signed by CAF General Secretary Amr Fahmy.
The appointment letter read thus, “Following the resignation of the 1st Vice-President Mr Kwesi
Nyantakyi and the prevailing situation in the Football Federation of Nigeria.
“The CAF President, after consulting the members of the Emergency Committee appointed Mr Amaju Melvin
Pinnick as 1st Vice-President.
“This decision is immediately applicable, in accordance with article 27, Paragraph 2 of the statutes,
which will be ratified by the Executive Committee in its session scheduled on the 27 and 28 of
September 2018”, the letter stated.