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Monday 25 July 2016

Infantino arrives Nigeria, meets President Buhari today

Amidst a tight security at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, president of the world football governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino and the General Secretary, Ms Fatma Samoura yesterday arrived Nigeria for a two day working visit.
Torching down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport about 4.25pm in a heroic welcome by hundreds of Nigerians, stakeholders of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that were on hand to receive him.
The host, the Nigeria Football Federation, made adequate security arrangement as Security agents in plain clothes and uniforms who flooded the airport, physically dominated the security arrangement within the airport and at the arrival to ensure a seamless reception and ensured that the threat from factional group did not come to disrupt the arrival ceremony.

On hand to receive the FIFA president were the federation presidents of different Africa countries, the chairman of Anambra state FA and proprietor FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Dr Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah, members of the NFF Executive Committee led by the federation President, Mr Pinnick Amaju.
The FIFA president and his team were accompanied to the presidential suite of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, by the NFF president, Pinnick, where he met with the NFF Board and the visiting FA presidents from other African countries. There was also a cocktail dinner in the programme for the night.
A total of 17 FA presidents from other African countries arrived in Nigeria on Saturday to join the NFF in receiving Infantino. On Monday, (Today) Infantino and Samoura, alongside Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, NFF President Pinnick, chairmen of the Senate and House sports committees, NFF General Secretary and other NFF Board members, and the visiting FA presidents from other African countries, will pay a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.

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