The LMC have announced that several match officials involved in 5 fixtures of NPFL Matchday 14 have been recommended for suspension pending full investigation.
The 5 fixtures are Heartland vs Nasarawa United, Lobi Stars vs Rivers United, Go Round vs Rangers International, Yobe Desert Stars vs Enyimba & FC Ifeanyiubah vs Plateau United.
The match officials are Maroof Afolabi (Kwara), Akinsanya Segun (Oyo) and Alhaji Alhaji (Kogi) who officiated the NPFL match in Omoku between Go Round and Rangers.
Also recommended for suspension are the following officials involved in the Heartland vs Nasarawa United match: O.O Awosakin (Ondo), Busayo Ogunyamodi and I.O Awosakin all from Ondo state.
For the Lobi Stars vs Rivers United match, the officials recommended for suspension are centre referee Folusho Ajayi (Oyo) and her assistants, Aina Idris (Lagos) and Abdulganiyu Abdulmalik (Bauchi).
Further recommended for suspension are officials in the FC Ifeanyiubah vs Plateau United. They are centre referee Awalu Rabiu (Zamfara), Adamu Zakari (Jigawa) and Badamosi Badamosi (Jigawa)
The last batch of officials recommended for suspension are the referees in the Yobe Stars vs Enyimba International match. The referees are Dankano A. Mohammed (Kogi), Mohammed Surakat and Toyin Sunday, both from Kwara State council.
The performance & conduct of the listed referees recommended for suspension were well below the high standard expected in NPFL including questionable decisions & failure to submit match reports on time.