On Thursday morning, the League Management Company, LMC office in Abuja was closed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development by security operatives.
This was as a result of the LMC’s statement about the league body’s legitimacy on Tuesday, which was said to be “annoying” by a member of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, and published on BSN Sports.
“We are here to seal off the office because of the arrogance and rudeness of their (LMC) letter to the Federal Government. It is Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that should be so dealt but for now we wont.”
Recall that, LMC on Tuesday via its Twitter handle, insisted that the league body has legal backing in the Football laws and regulations which are constituted in both the NFF and FIFA, including the corporate laws.
The LMC acknowledged the passion and concerns the Honourable Minister of Sports have exhibited over time in trying to push for the development of not only the NPFL but football in Nigeria and believes that with proper
— League Management NG (@LMCNPFL) September 13, 2022