Breaking: Nigeria back in international basketball

D’Tigress, Nigeria Basketball women’s team.

The Federal Government has announced the reinstatement of Nigeria into international basketball following a letter of appeal from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board signed by Musa Kida and dated June 17, 2022 addressed to the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.

Addressing the media in Abuja on Thursday in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Alhaji Ismaila Abubakar, said intervention by concerned stakeholders, former Nigerian international basketball players and well meaning Nigerians to seek for solutions to the issues triggered the decision.

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