November 28, 2022



Cease meddling into our affairs, NWFL membership homeowners warn Falode

The management of NWFL Membership Homeowners Affiliation (NWFLCOA) has requested the Caretaker Committee Chairperson of Nigeria Ladies Soccer League, Aisha Falode, to desist from meddling into its affairs.

The affiliation in a press assertion on Tuesday in response to NWFL’s declare on its not too long ago performed and peacefully concluded election of their government reminded Aisha Falode that membership homeowners are completely impartial in ramifications.

The assertion signed by its Public Relations Officer Humphrey Njoku on behalf of the affiliation, NWFLCOA questioned why the Chairperson of NWFL will publicly put a response to a correspondence concerning the emergence of their new excos “even earlier than receiving our response thereto.”

In keeping with the assertion, “The Government Council of the NWFL Membership Homeowners Affiliation (NWFLCOA) has expressed profound considerations over the press launch issued by the Chairperson, Nigerian Ladies Soccer League Caretaker Committee (NWFLCC) Ms Aisha Falode on our physique’s election held on Thursday, July 21, 2022 in Lagos.

“As an impartial physique, the NWFLCOA doesn’t want the validation of the NWFLCC to conduct its personal elections or affairs.

“We observe that the Chairperson, NWFLCC could also be mistaking our election for election into the Board of the NWFL the place members of our Affiliation are to vote by the NFF Statute of 2010. We want to reiterate that the NWFLCOA as an impartial physique has its membership drawn from Golf equipment that spend money on the League, notably golf equipment within the NWFL Championship and Premiership.

“Since this matter has been dropped at public house by the Chairperson, NWFLCC, it’s crucial to set the data straight. Upon assumption of workplace, the management of the NWFLCOA by its letter dated twenty second July 2022 knowledgeable the NWFL Secretariat {that a} new Government Council emerged at an election which was organised by the fast previous Government Council on the twenty first of July 2022. This letter was written in a bid to not do enterprise as typical.”

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Speaking concerning the penalties of the NWFL caretaker chief’s motion, the membership homeowners affiliation warned, “The NWFLCOA Government Council observe that the motion of the Chairperson of NWFLCC is tantamount to undue interference and meddling with the actions of the Affiliation. NWFLCOA has responded to the mentioned letter from the NWFLCC and hereby make the content material of its response public in order that involved stakeholders will know the reality.

“Nothing within the NWFL guidelines or our structure and even the official NFF letter appointing you as Chairperson provides you the powers to oversee and monitor our elections or provides you the impetus to cancel our Affiliation’s elections.

“We’re shocked that the NWFL which is suppose to be an impartial physique would rise to sentence a free and honest election performed by our nice Affiliation relatively than commend and congratulate the brand new Executives like most Nigerians have finished over the previous few days. Please observe that the NWFL Board are guided by the NWFL guidelines and the NFF Statutes, whereas our nice Affiliation is guided by its Structure.

“We anticipated that the Chairperson will refer us to the part of the NWFL guidelines, NFF Statutes, the Structure of our nice Affiliation and even the letter appointing the Board by the NFF the place the Board is arrogated the powers to oversee and monitor our elections earlier than it may be legitimate.”

NWFLCOA nonetheless, expressed its readiness to work with the Caretaker Committee of NWFL, simply as “it is going to resist any type of interference focused at our collective curiosity and unity.”

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NWFL secretariat appearing on the orders of its Chairperson had earlier on Tuesday mentioned it wrote a letter to NWFLCOA, including, “I’ve been directed by the Chairperson of Nigeria Ladies Soccer League to tell you that, the method of elections into workplace of the Government Council of the Membership Homeowners Affiliation of the NWFL, as you might be conscious contains notification of the NWFL Secretariat, in order that it could actually carry out it’s statutory proper to observe the method and conduct of the election.

“The NWFL refers you to the method that produced the Government Council that was duly elected in Enugu in 2020. The NWFL monitored and supervised that election and the Government Council from the Enugu election is the one the NWFL recognises till the due strategy of conducting a correct election is adopted and the NWFL notified to observe the method.”