The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of naira equivalent of $1,173,820.00 at N305/$ to Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to pay outstanding winning bonuses for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying Matches and for the Super Falcons’ participation in the 10th Women’s Africa Nations Cup.
This is in furtherance of the approval from Hon Minister of Finance for the said amount to be paid.
The mandate which is a sum of N358,015,000 has been paid by Central Bank of Nigeria as at Thursday 15th December, 2016, a statement Kenechukwu Offie, Director of Information, Office of the Accountant General of the Federation said.
Similarly, another mandate for the sum of N113,820,602 has also been released by Office of Accountant General of the Federation for the payment of wining bonus for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches; and for the Super Falcon’s participation in the 10th Women’s Africa Nation’s Cup.
This amount has also been paid to Nigeria Football Federation and is equally sequel to the approval of the Honourable minister of Finance.