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Basketball of Thursday, 11 November 2021


Ahmedu fingers Sports ministry in the event of FIBA ban amidst NBBF crisis

Nigeria Basketball Federation, Retired Col. Sam Ahmedu Nigeria Basketball Federation, Retired Col. Sam Ahmedu

Board member of the Musa Kida led board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation and FIBA Africa Zone 3 President Retired Col. Sam Ahmedu has fingered the Ministry of Youths and Sports in the event of a FIBA ban which seems to be hovering over Nigerian Basketball.

Ahmedu speaking in a chat with shaded the ministry for not respecting the constitution in place for use by the Nigeria Basketball Federation which would have been used as guidelines for the purported Benin NBBF elective congress.

He added that the NBBF haven’t invited a ban from FIBA and doesn’t hold such powers but needed to escalate the true situation of things with regards to the Ministry’s dealings with the NBBF.