Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Nationwide League One, Olushola Ogunnowo has been elected President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Staff Cooperative Society.
Ogunnowo, whose integrity and work ethics speaks volume when it comes to administration of grassroot football in Nigeria, became the President of the society with a landslide victory at the polls on Thursday in Abuja.
The nation’s third-tier domestic league administrative boss won the poll with 47 votes dusting former Secretary Nigeria National League (NNL), Ayo Rahaman to a distance second place as he pulled 15 votes.
Danlamin Alanana who pulled seven votes came third on the list while Alizor Chucks finished fourth with five.
Ogunnowo, who expressed his delight after the society’s Electoral Committee announced him the winner, was full of praise to everyone who took in the process.
According to him, “Regardless the results, the election to become President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Staff Cooperative Society was keenly a contest, as any of the candidates could have emerged.
“The mandate given to me, overwhelmingly by everyone in the society, I will always cherish and my sincere thanks go to everyone.
“It is a new tough task for me, and one I can deliver with the sincere support of everyone, who want growth and success of this body.”