Sport Minister Explains Decision To Shut Down League Management Company’s Office in Abuja

Written by on September 16, 2022

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has explained the decision to shut down the League Management Company (LMC), saying the move is not connected to the incoming Nigerian Football League elections slated for 28th September, 2022.

Speaking at the 51st session of the State House Ministerial Briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team, at the Aso Rock Villa, Dare, explained that shutdown of the Abuja head office of the League Management Company on Thursday was the government’s last resort to salvage the country’s football.

Recall the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force had stormed the office of the League Management Company in the capital city of Abuja to seal it up. Also, The Federal Government had dissolved the League Management Company as the recognized operator of the Nigeria Professional Football League last Friday.


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