The club owners on Monday sacked Nduka Irabor and the LMC.
A man claiming to be the rightful head of the Nigeria Football Association, NFA, has called for the arrest of Nduka Irabor, the embattled head of the League Management Committee.
Mr. Irabor and the Committee was early on Monday sacked by club owners.
Elvon Jarett, who claims to be the legitimate chairman of the NFA, said Mr. Irabor should be arrested for fraud and impersonation. He also said he has taken the Nigeria Football Federation to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for receiving funds illegally from the federal government on behalf of the NFA.
Mr. Jarett told journalists in Abuja that he supports the actions of the club owners saying it is “in consonant with FIFA statutes because the NFF doesn’t have the right to meddle into the affairs of the league.”
He continued by saying that “there are two court orders that declare NFF illegal. Justice Abang and Okoruwa declared them illegal and they have no right to set up any committee to run our league, we also won’t forget that the solicitor general of this country has also advised the NSC not to give funds to NFF in his letter dated June 7 2011 to the NSC and that’s to also prove that the NFF is illegal.”
‘As I speak now we have taken the NFF to EFCC and I am sure by tomorrow they are supposed to be inviting them to EFCC for the funds they have been collecting since they were illegal,” he said.
He said all the actions taken by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, under its chairman, Aminu Maigari, were null and void since the federation itself was illegal.
“We are not saying that Maigari should go but we want them to come out and be addressed as NFA not the NFF, until then I still remain the chairman of NFA so the NFF is fraudulent and illegal,” he said.