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Nigeria Basketball Federation elections suspended

Elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF have been postponed indefinitely.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports development who made the announcement said the decision became necessary following numerous crises rocking the NBBF leadership.

In a press statement signed  by the permanent secretary of the Ministry Mr. Ismaila Abubakar on Monday, the ministry said they are trying to avert further deterioration of the leadership crisis and towards finding a workable solution to the current disagreements within the Federation. 

The ministry’s intervention is coming days after, basketball players in their large numbers launched massive protest in Abuja. 

The the Elective Congress of the NBBF was scheduled for 30 October, 2021 in Benin City.

Christy Dashe