The Chairman, Vandeikya Local Government Football Council, Benue State, Mr Robert Akpenpuun has conveyed his hearty congratulations to Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, a member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on his reappointment as a member of the Technical and Development Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in an unprecedented six times.
Reacting to the cheery development, Mr. Robert Akpenpuun, who is also a member of the Protocol and Ceremonial Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said Alhaji Fresh’s reappointment to the sensitive and critical CAF committee is a testament of his doggedness, hard work, competence and magnanimity of spirit exhibited in his assignments over many years.
The Local Council Football boss also noted that the reappointment of Alhaji Fresh is not unconnected to the vast experience and expertise he has garnered over the years — experience and expertise that has come to bear on the administration of Nigeria and African football.
He noted that the great confidence reposed in Alhaji Fresh by CAF did not come to him as a surprise and believes that he’ll justify the confidence as he possesses the knowledge, capacity, competence and experience to deliver on his assignment yet again.
Mr. Akpenpuun added that Alhaji Fresh’s commitment to football development is total; his work ethic incredible and his determination to succeed in all he does, phenomenal. “On top of his many commendable qualities is his unwavering commitment to the development of football in Nigeria and Africa.” he mentioned.
While wishing him the very best in a familiar terrain, Mr. Akpenpuun maintained that Alhaji Fresh’s latest reappointment will put Nigerian football on the pedestal of success and rub off on all football administrators and stakeholders in a positive way, going forward.