A document has surfaced which may implicate Kano Pillars in a match-fixing scandal.
The document was published by on Saturday by online news portal, and contains the minutes of an alleged meeting of one of the club’s committees. The document, dated 4 May, has a heading that reads:
“Match Officials Reception Committee of Kano Pillars Football Club.”
According to the document, the main agenda of the meeting was to address the poor placement of the club on the league table as they were 14th in the standings with 13 points from 10 rounds of matches.
According to the document, the resolution passed at the meeting was to issue increased ‘PR’ to match officials for guaranteed away wins and away draws.
PR is a popular term for bribery in Nigerian business circles.