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Nigeria Football federation(NFF) President Melvin Amaju Pinnick has been appointed the new CAF 1st Vice President this follows the resignation of Kwesi Nyantakyi after the prevailing situation in Ghana.

In a communique from CAF ,Pinnick was appointed after CAF President Dr.Ahmad consulted the members of the emergency committee .

“The CAF President,after consulting with members of the emergency committee have appointed Melvin Amaju Pinnick as CAF 1 st Vice President”

“The decision is immediately applicable, in accordance with article 27 para 2 of the statutes, which will be ratified by the executive committee in their session scheduled for 27 and 28 September 2018” the statement read in part.

Pinnick also doubles up as a CAF Executive committee member and President of the Africa Cup Of Nations(AFCON) organizing committee.

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