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FG Makes U-Turn, Lifts Suspension On Nigeria’s Basketball Teams

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FG Makes U-Turn, Lifts Suspension On Nigeria’s Basketball Teams

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

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had in May approved the withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions.

Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, who confirmed the development had said the suspension will last for two years.

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He had said the development would allow the government to concentrate on efforts to revamp the sport.

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