NBBF to name committees for leagues

2 weeks ago

By Joe Apu

Barring any hitches, the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF will in a matter of days make public the members of its various committees to oversee the leagues and other national activities.

This much was made known to Daily SunSports/SportingSun by the Vice President of the NBBF, Babatunde Ogunade following the release of the board’s programmes for the last quarter of the year.

“The board met and has taken far reaching decisions to move forward after all the distractions of the election. Now, it’s time to move forward and give basketball the attention it deserves especially on the home front. Committees have been set up with a view of inclusiveness to enable the game reclaim its rightful place in Nigeria sports.

Every league has a board that will drive it and that way, we have everyone involved in the development of the game. Everyone has got something to offer and working together will bring out the best in us. In a couple of days, the NBBF will make the membership of the committees’ public as we all have to be ready.”

On Wednesday, the NBBF through the Secretary General, Peter Njoku released a timeline for the commencement of its various activities for 2022, including the national leagues.

In a 2-page letter which was addressed to all State Basketball Associations and clubs and signed by Njoku and made available to the media, it states; “As you all are aware, the 21st National Sports Festival (NSF), tagged ‘Delta 2022’, has been scheduled to hold in Asaba, Delta State from 2-16, November, 2022.

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