NBBF won’t elect new board on June 13 – Spokesman


Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF)

Patrick Omorodion, Head of Media of Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF), says the federation’s board elections will not hold on June 13 as earlier fixed by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports.

Omorodion on Monday in Abuja said that NBBF was only bound by the rules of basketball’s world governing body FIBA in organising its elections.

“NBBF is bound by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules in organising its elections.

“Therefore, the election of members into NBBF board will be announced a few days from now.

“Interested aspirants will be enjoined to come and pick their forms when the date is fixed.

“This decision is in line with FIBA rules, the global body regulating basketball,” he said.

The NBBF spokesman said the decision was taken because the federation would not take part in the June 13 national sports…

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