Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) Chairman Musa Kida has been retained and will serve as the Federation’s Head for the next four years after winning the recently organized elections.

The long awaited elections were finally conducted after several delays under the guise of basketball world governing body FIBA and Nigeria’s Olympic Committee on Monday, January 31.

Nigeria Federation President Musa Kida

Kida polled enough votes to retain his seat as Chairman and used the opportunity to call on stakeholders to support the administration to aid Nigerian basketball win.

Photo Courtesy: NBBF am in no doubt that the task ahead will be simple. However, no task is insurmountable if we put our minds to it and forge ahead. I am using this opportunity to call on all the stakeholders to join hands with the new NBBF Board to move the game to greater height” he said via NBBF’s Official Twitter page. (Click highlighted text to read full tweet)

Germany v Nigeria at the Olympics Photo Courtesy: FIBA

Under Kida’s previous term in office, Nigeria represented Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Men’s and Women’s Basketball categories respectively with the latter winning the AfroBasket for the third time in a row.

Photo Courtesy: FIBA

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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