December 2, 2022



Dike backs FG’s declaration of LMC as ‘unlawful physique’

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Vice Chairman, Imo State Soccer Affiliation and pioneer member of the League Administration Firm (LMC), Barr. Ifeanyi Dike, has declared that the physique operating the affairs of Nigeria’s prime flight league as colossal failure.

Talking with Wakawaka Sports activities Further, Barr. Dike mentioned that the Shehu Dikko led LMC was in  shambles accusing him of operating the affairs of the league independently with out contemplating the statutes that established it.

He went additional to say that the Federal Authorities declaration of the LMC as unlawful isn’t misplaced noting that the courtroom had no choice however to declare it unlawful.

His phrases: “The league is a failure beneath Shehu Dikko. It will likely be troublesome, a state of affairs the place the league chairman is keen on NFF elections. Nigeria league will likely be restructured in the event that they handover the administration of NFF to individuals which are grounded on this.

“If the Federal Authorities on the finish of the day says League Administration Firm isn’t purported to be current primarily based on the soccer guidelines says, then so shall it’s as a result of what we have no idea is that a few of these our bodies arrange most instances don’t have a look at the regulatory statutes that gives for the actual organisation on what they use to challenge license.

“I’m conscious once I was in LMC that there was a licence from Nigeria Soccer Federation, NFF for LMC to function which enabled LMC to register as an organization beneath the CAC however by the way I learnt that some group of individuals went to courtroom to problem the legality of LMC of which after the courtroom appeared on the enabling statutes and the regulation creating LMC.

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“They now found that the  formation of LMC was not correct. It was not accomplished in accordance with the enabling legal guidelines. If such is the state of affairs the courtroom has no choice to declare it as an unlawful physique.

“I’m not stunned at that. After we had been there, I might keep in mind we got here in as a toddler of circumstance when there was a difficulty between the leaders of the league – Ransome Baribote and another workers. There was want for some individuals to return in and assist them to reorganizing the league.

“The concept and the zeal of which LMC was fashioned, there was accountability. Even once we got here in there was problems with TV Rights, sponsorship and the remainder of them. LMC at that time tried to resolve these points and forge forward.

“However by the way from 2015 until date as a substitute of transferring ahead they now went a number of steps  backward, desteuying the entire system, it’s like one man affair the place Shehu Dikko will take choice and impose it on others.

“Since Dikko has been there with out contemplating what the statutes say.

The league chief who’s the Chairman of the league should be an individual among the many membership homeowners that should be voted by the membership homeowners themselves.

“The implication is that about 20 members of those golf equipment will come collectively and vote one in every of them who would be the Chairman of the league.

Shehu Dikko isn’t a membership proprietor. I don’t know the place he’s working from ,his presence negates the rule e book.

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“The aim of forming the LMC has  been defeated due to the perspective of these  operating the league.”

“There are match officers whose indemnities haven’t been paid since 2015 until date. You’re going to get stunned. Now the questions is the place are the monies for TV Rights, sponsorships that come into the league.”