The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced that four of its staff were confirmed positive for the coronavirus disease after a general test was carried out.
Amaju Pinnick, NFF President disclosed this via his Twitter account on Wednesday. Pinnick added that the tests were conducted after a member of its management tested positive for COVID-19 in August.
one of those who tested positive has fully recovered while the others are also in stable condition, NFF boss
“Good afternoon. As part of our commitment to transparency, probity and openness, I would like to brief Nigerians of events as they unfold in football development.
“Firstly, a tragic note, as we lost the head of the ICT department, Mr. Tolulope Abe to complications arising from surgery. May His soul rest in Peace.
“We also conducted COVID-19 tests on all members of staff and four returned positive.
While one of the officers has fully recovered and confirmed negative, others are in stable condition, receiving treatment with the full compliments of the NCDC.
“Now as we await the Federal Government’s pronouncement on the resumption of football, the Federation has been in active discussions about possible friendly matches and I’m happy to say we have finally sealed two high profile matches for next month,” he said.