By Our Reporter
Honourable Yahaya Suleiman Kwande is a frontrunner to take over as the Nigeria Football Federation NFF president after declaring his intention to run for the position over the weekend.
The NFF elective congress has been scheduled to hold on September 30th in Benin City, the Edo State capital following the approval at the just concluded Annual General Assembly in Lagos State.
Posters seen on the social media over the weekend indicated that the Executive Board member of the current NFF board, Yahaya-Kwande, is preparing to declare his intentions to be the next NFF President.
Posters, produced by Plateau State Football stakeholders encouraging him to run for the position, were shared on various sporting WhatsApp groups detailing his desire to be the man to rescue the round lethal game in Nigeria.
The former chairman of Mighty Jet and the vice chairman of Plateau FA, who promised to run open governance which includes Equality, sustainable development for humanity, quality Welfare for players and staff, is among many contenders for the position declared vacant by the outgoing NFF president, Amaju Pinnick.
According to write-ups and roadmap on the poster, the former member of the House of Representatives is set to return the soccer glory of the nation back to its glorious day.
While he also looks forward towards making accountability, transparency and honesty his watchword, his plans is also to attract corporate sponsorship for the development of football in the country.
Hon. Kwande has held several positions in the country’s football house and has never been indicted for any form of corruption or misappropriation.
He has held position of Match Commissioner Appointment Committee Chairman, Chairman Finance Committee of the NFF among others.
A grass-root Mobilizer, Honourable Yahaya Suleiman Kwande, is also set to create a platform where the Sports ministry, ex-internationals and the NFF can share ideas capable of promoting the development of football In Nigeria.
With several other contestants flying their posters on the social media platforms, it has been revealed that Hon. Kwande will have to contend with some of his current executive board members who are also in the race to be the number one man running the affairs of football in the country.