The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Barrister Solomon Dalung, has tasked various stakeholders on the need to develop the game of basketball in the country.
Dalung made the called during the inaugural Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Basketball Federation held In Abuja yesterday.
The Minister said that the gathering of basketball stakeholders in the country was an indication of their will to put the sport in its right place.
“The call for this Annual General Meeting is not only a pointer to the readiness of this Board and indeed all stakeholders to grow and develop the game of Basketball in Nigeria, but more importantly, to provide an instrument of authority upon which the governance of the Federation will rest. A transparent and credible governance structure, we believe, will boost the confidence of sponsors and attract the private sector to invest more in Sports.”
He also lauded Engr Musa Kida led NBBF board for the numerous achievements since…