Alleged $9.5m FIFA grant: Pinnick, Sanusi to appear in court

A Federal High Court in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday fixed December 16 for the Office of The Attorney General of the Federation to report the harmonisation of the cases against some Nigerian Football Federation officials in the alleged misappropriation of $9.5m FIFA grant.

Justice Peter Affen had earlier fixed Oct 22 for ruling on the application filed by the EFCC, to join the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick and secretary-general, Mohammed Sanusi.

EFCC dragged three officials of the federation before the court in an alleged $9.5m FIFA grant misappropriation before applying on April 30 to join both Pinnick and Sanusi in the matter as co-defendants.

Those being tried earlier were Christopher Andekin, NFF Director of Administration and Finance, Reagan Zaka, Cashier and the Head of Finance and Account Department Fadanari Mamza.

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