As planned, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, is currently in Nigeria with Secretary General Fatma Samoura. The duo arrived Abuja on Sunday, July 24, 2016 on a planned two-day visit.
Infantino and Samoura were treated to a brief display by a cultural troupe on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, before a session of photographs with the NFF members.
Both football governing body officials were received by the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, as well as several members of the Federation’s Executive Committee and management staff.
Infantino is visiting only Abuja, according to the itinerary released by the NFF on Friday. He will pay a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa on Monday.
Also on Monday, Infantino and Samoura are scheduled to be guests at an under-13 exhibition football match at the Abuja National Stadium.
They are to later attend a corporate dinner with a legion of Nigerian political heavyweights and captains of industry at the Transcorp Hilton.
The FIFA President will return to Switzerland on Monday night, while the Secretary General will depart Nigeria on Tuesday.
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