Zamfara born Alh. Ibrahim Musa Gusau has been elected as the new NFF president after clinching the position via a rerun. Gasau had the most vote of 21 during the first round of the election above other 7 candidates. The Election lingered into a re-run because the maximum vote required to win the position was 22. Fortunately, after the rerun Gasau claimed the 39 votes ahead of Perterside.
Before the election began today, 11 candidates had earlier been successfully screened and cleared by the NFF committee to run for the highest position. They are:
Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi
Mallam Shehu Dikko
Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau
Barr. Musa Amadu
Dr. Christian Emeruwa
Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola
Honourable Sulaiman Kwande
Three from the 11 Presidential candidates pulled out while the election
(Sulaiman Kwande, Abba Mouktar And Musa Amadu).
The election was held as Musa Gusau with 22 votes. The full results after the election were held.
NFF Presidential Election Results after first round:
Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi: 12
Mallam Shehu Dikko: 6
Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau: 21
Dr Christian Emeruwa: 0
Peterside Idah: 1
Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola: 1
David-Buhari Doherty: 0
NFF rules say no winner as Ibrahim Musa Gusau who had the highest vote cast at 21 never reached the required vote of 22 to be declared the d winner. A run-off was then further held between all candidates that had at least a vote.
All candidates with lesser votes stepped down for Ibrahim Musa Gusau only Peterside remained. The re-run then was held between the two.
The re-run was concluded as Alh. Musah Ibrahim Gusau wins the election as the new elected president. He earned 39 votes as against Peterside who had just one.
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