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Covid-19: NFF Will Follow FIFA Guidelines In Sharing Palliatives - Sanusi 

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports
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The General Secretary of the Nigerian Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi, has assured that the football body would be guided by FIFA’s conditions on palliatives.

FIFA doled out the sum of $500,000 (N194Million) to each member association under its watch from the yearly operational funds as part of efforts to assist the associations during the coronavirus pandemic.

In an interview with Brila, Sanusi said FIFA had always hammered on financial accountability by members, adding that the NFF was ready to abide by the terms under which the funds were made available to the NFF.

According to the seasoned administrator, “FIFA has rules and regulations, whatever they give, they will tell you how exactly they want you to spend it. So, I will tell you that whatever they give will be spent in accordance with whatever guidelines they give."

“We have also developed a system whereby even after they say do this, do that, by the time we finish, we also send it to them and say this is what we have done, is it in order for us to go ahead?"

“Once they give the go-ahead, we will do it. Be rest assured that once the money is received from them, we will use it for the purpose it is meant to serve.”