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FG Appoints Interim Management Committee (IMC) to Oversee Nigeria Basketball

In order to improve on the programmes and policies for the growth and sustainability of youth and sports development in Nigeria, especially the improvement of the fortunes of the basketball game, the Federal Government has announced the establishment of an interim management board to oversee the affairs of the game.

Following the recent directives of President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of basketball in the country and its withdrawal from all International basketball competitions for the next two years, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, the Director, Press and Public Relations, has announced the members of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) to oversee the development of the sport in Nigeria.

Their names are as stated below -


1. Dr. Henry Nzekwu​   

2. ​Mr. Udon Ubon Humapwa​

3. Mr. Frank Jitubhoh ​

4. Zenith Bank  -​              Representative

5. Prof. Adamu Ahmed  

6. Mr. Peter Nelson    -​         

7. Group Captain Rahinatu Garba - 

8. Aderemi Adewunmi  -           

9. Oluchi Nzekwe 

10. Sani Adio ( SAN)

The Committee which is to chaired by Dr Henry Nzekwu is to draw up programmes that will revamp basketball from the grassroots in Nigeria, revive its moribund domestic leagues and attract cooperate sponsors for the development of the game.

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