By Albert Akota
The Nigeria Football Federation has released the names of members of the local organizing committee for the First Lady of Nigeria invitational Women’s Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup) that the country will host in September 2021.
NFF’s 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, is Chairman of the Committee, which has, among other terms of reference, been saddled with the responsibility of organizing a befitting tournament that will uphold the good name and image of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The tournament will hold 14th – 20th September in Lagos.
A nominee of the Lagos State Government will serve as Vice Chairman,and Members include Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, Chairman of Chairmen and Member of the NFF Executive Committee. Another Member of the NFF
Executive Committee and Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode is Director of Organization, with Amina Daura, NFF’s Head of Women’s Football, as deputy director.
Hon. Ayo Hulayat Omidiran, AIG Umar Baba, Hon. Margaret Icheen, Mrs Chisom Ezeoke, Kemi Areola, Mr Ademola Olajire, Mrs Ufuoma McDermott, Ms Ese Okpomo, Yinka Olagbemiro and Kola Daniel are other members.
The Secretary is Ruth David, NFF’s Ag. Director of Competitions.