FIFA places 2-year ban on Amos Adamu
The World football governing body, FIFA, has placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after concluding investigation into a proceeding opened against him last year.
According to the football governing body adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, Amos Adamu violated the apex football body's rules bordering on loyalty and conflicts of interest under its code of ethics following "his involvement in the organization of an event in 2010, while being a member of the (then) FIFA Executive Committee.
Details of the case were not specified by FIFA as Adamu will now have to stay away from "football-related activity" in his country and in the World in the wake of the ban.
This is the second time Adamu is being placed on a worldwide ban from football-related activities by FIFA. In 2010, he was banned for three years and that led to him losing his position as an executive committee member at FIFA and CAF.
According to FIFA, the two-year ban of Adamu is effective from today the 28th of February 2017.