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NPFL: LMC sanctions Kano Pillars, expels its chairman

NPFL: LMC sanctions Kano Pillars, expels its chairman

Kano Pillars have been hammered by the LMC for their unprofessional conduct in the matchday 34 encounter against Dakkada.

June 25, 2022 The statement read: “Kano Pillars have been charged for breaching the #NPFL22 Framework & Rules during the course of the match vs Dakkada on June 23, 2022.By Salim Umar Ibrahim Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:53:31 GMT The Football Club Owners Association of Nigeria has suspended the Chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Yahaya Surajo, indefinitely, over his behaviour during the rescheduled NPFL Match Day 31 between Kano Pillars FC vs Dakkada FC in Kano Thursday.By Fri, 24 Jun 2022 20:06:29 GMT The Kano State Hisbah Board is currently making moves to regulate social media.Rivers ADC gov candidate nominates Tonto Dikeh as running mate In addition, the plaintiff’s lawyer argued that contrary to the provision of the Act and the guidelines of the APC, the state government manipulated the nomination of delegates and compelled them to vote for the anointed candidate.

“Kano Pillars chairman Suraj Yahaya also assaulted a match official Daramola Olalekan (assistant referee 1) with his conduct capable of bringing the game to disrepute.“The Kano club are fined N1m for failing to ensure proper conduct of their officials in obvious disregard of NPFL Framework & Rules as well as the assurance letter issued by the Kano State Commissioner of Police on June 8, 2022.“The club owners have therefore placed the chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Malam Yahaya Surajo, on indefinite suspension from all activities of the association forthwith pending the outcome of a detailed investigation into the unfortunate incident,” Alloy Chukwuemeka, the Executive Secretary of the association, said in a statement.READ ALSO: LMC sanctions Dakkada FC, coach, match officials “A further N1m fine is imposed on Kano Pillars for the assault on a match official.He said although his board is primarily for the film industry, social media, especially Tik Tok, has enabled influencers to engage in immoral and indecent act.The club are also fined N250,000 being compensation for the assaulted match official.The association frowned at Surajo’s behaviour which came less than 48 hours after a joint meeting of the LMC and club owners executive had warned against acts capable of causing negative image to the league.“Kano Pillars chairman Suraj Yahaya is expelled from the league with immediate effect.Tags: Ganduje Kindly share this story: All rights reserved.

The club are to follow up on the arrest of the offending official to ensure his full prosecution in furtherance of the police report lodged by the match officials on June 23, 2022,” the LMC said The league organisers also handed a suspended two points deduction to the club in an event of further unruly actions from them.Isaac Danladi, said the Kano Pillars boss would face a disciplinary committee to defend his action before he could be readmitted into the association.“It is a global challenge.“In the event of any further similar breach of the League Rules regarding the assault of Match Officials, Kano Pillars shall forfeit 2 points from the points accruing to the club, in addition to any other sanctions that may be deemed appropriate in the circumstance.“LMC delegate Uchenna Iyoke will get a compensation of N500,000 for lost valuables in the course of the Kano Pillars v Dakkada match.Quality journalism costs money.” Meanwhile, the LMC has also called for a review of the performance of match officials in the Kano Pillars vs Dakkada game.“We are concerned with influential Tik Tokers too who aren’t filmmakers because they spoil our children’s character and moral upbringing.The officials are Ayatu Mohammed – Center Ref, Daramola Olalekan – Assistant Referee1, and Nura Ali – Assistant Referee 2.Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world.

Fracas in Kano Dakkada had scored a late equalizer against Kano Pillars in the June 23rd encounter However, the now expelled Pillars’ chairman assaulted the match officials as seen in a viral video; a development that led to the referees upturning their early decision.Pillars at different times have been punished for unruly behaviours of their fans or officials.” He expressed concern that the social media platforms are primarily meant for entertainment and disseminating useful information but many people are misusing the opportunity.Barely three months ago, the Kano-based club was also fined ₦9 million and banished to Abuja.They also had three points deducted for crowd violence.Aside from Pillars, some other clubs have also been caught in the web of football-related violence.” He called on parents to be observant of their children’s activities on social media so that they can not allow them go astray.

The most recent case was in Ibadan where a journalist Tobi Adepoju was attacked by some 3SC fans after the NPFL game between Shooting Stars and Remo Stars.The LMC fined 3SC N3 million for that incident while also directing that the sum of N500,000 be paid to the attacked journalist as compensation..Today, we're asking that you support us to do more.

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LMCNPFL the sanction you imposed on Kano Pillars is a slap on the wrist. You should have banished them from their home ground again. They have become so notorious for intimidating and attacking match officials. It's a big shame really

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