FG makes U-Turn, returns Nigeria Basketball to International competitions

FG makes U-Turn, returns Nigeria Basketball to International competitions
June 23 09:31 2022 Print This Article

After several backlashes following Nigeria Government withdrawing the Nation Basketball from International competition just weeks ago , the Federal Government has rescinded that decision.

This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports development Ismaila Abubakar in a press statement.

The permanent secretary said the latest decision was based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), signed by Engr. Musa Kida.

In May 2022, the federal government announced a two-year ban on Nigeria basketball.

Just two weeks ago, the Ministry of Youth and Sports development inaugurated a 10-man interim management committee to oversee the activities of Nigeria basketball while the suspension lasted.

 

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