The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo has commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the release of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Fund.
The NFF had released the sum of N11.4million as part of Covid-19 Relief Fund from FIFA to SWAN
Sirawoo lauded the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF for the transparent way and manner it has disbursed the funds in accordance with the earlier breakdown and FIFA guidelines.
He said: “FIFA and the NFF must be commended for this transparent process. It has been done in such a manner that is open for all to see.
“FIFA must also be commended for such a gesture despite a challenging period of coronavirus pandemic across the world. It is a sign of a responsive and responsible football governing body.”
He assured that the funds allocated to SWAN would be utilized transparently in accordance with the stated guidelines.
He said: “Let me state clearly that we will follow all guidelines as stated by FIFA and NFF; every penny
expended would be published for all to see.
enlarged NEC meeting will hold in a couple of days to determine how the funds will be utilized,” he stressed.
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