Following the devastating effect of Corona Virus Pandemic, the world football governing body, FIFA, Initiated a relief plan aimed at assisting member associations, including Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in cushioning its impact and helping to restart football.
The fund is expected to be used in line with the directive of FIFA regulations conveyed to all state FAs by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to enable beneficiaries to protect and safe guard football from the adverse economic effects of the pandemic, thereby allowing to continue developing and strengthening football in all its forms.
The relief fund receipt which necessitated an emergency board meeting of the board of the Kogi State Football Association to draw up modalities to have the FA better utilized the funds in line with the objectives had the following resolutions ratified:
3. That a standard stand for washing hands be constructed and placed in Confluence Stadium Lokoja and other strategic footballing pitches in Lokoja and Environ in line with the COVID19 Protocol.
The members of the board present are the Chairman of Kogi State FA Alh. Umarr Suleiman Isah and his Secretary Mr. Austin Ogunmola; other Board Members include Alh. Ahmed Chogudo, Hon. Abdulkadir A. A, Engr. Bello S. Sule, Prince Daomi George, Chief Oguche Peter, Mr. Henry Ameh, Mr. Abiodun Olawale and Alh. Dan A. Usman.
Umar Dan’Assabe Muhammed – Media Officer Kogi State Football Association.