The Association of Premier League Club Chairmen and Managers (club owners) on Friday announced the lifting of the suspension placed on three of its member clubs with immediate effect.
The affected clubs and their officials, namely; Tijani Babangida (FC Taraba), Alhaji Fatai Olayinka (Crown FC) and Chief Rumson Baribote (Nembe City), were granted pardon following a report from a special Committee set up to look into the issues that led to their suspension.
The club owners had suspended the affected members for flouting its directives by belonging to a new league body.
The club owners had received the Committee’s report on Monday.
The Executive Committee released a statement to the media through the Acting Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka in Abuja.
“The suspension became necessary in order to carry all members along as one united and indivisible entity.
“This decision was taken in the best interest of the Association as well as for reconciliation and unity of the body.
Chukwuemeka added that the affected members should rejoin the Association and work towards ensuring the unity, progress and development of the body and its activities, describing their recall as based on popular demand by members.
Meanwhile, the club owners will hold a meeting on an unconfirmed date to deliberate on burning issues as the league reaches the concluding part of the season.