Zones must be functional for effective growth of basketball -Kida

Posted on Jun 10 2017 - 8:26am by admin

The NBBF Presidential aspirant, Engr Musa Kida has promised to pay equal consideration to all of the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria if he wins the highest seat of the Federation.

in advance of the June 13 national sports activities Federation elections slated for Abuja, Kida debunked rumours making the rounds about plans to relocate the administrative headquarter of the federation to Lagos upon assumption of place of business.

He certain that for administrative functions, the NBBF secretariat will remain in Abuja and that each one zones can be given fair and equal attention of their quest to advance the game at the grassroots level.

The Chairman of AMK (Ahmadu Musa Kida) groundwork mentioned, “if you take a careful take a look at the applications that we’ve accomplished prior to now, nearly all of the zones have been affected positively. From the North West, North important, North East, South South, South West and South East, all have benefitted from AMK basis equipped and subsidized applications.

Kida published further that the entire 6 zones can have a way of belonging within the new board of the NBBF after the NSF elections.

“We equipped the 2016 formative years Basketball Camp that we did in collaboration with Isah Umar groundwork in Maiduguri nd partnered with Isah Umar basis for Camps and Clinics within the North West (2017). We held Basketball for Peace software in the North East and North primary States from 2010 till date as well as the 2016 South East girls’s basketball Championship in collaboration with Osita Nwachukwu (South East Rep NBBF Board) in Enugu.

There used to be additionally the Ilupeju Basketball Classics between 2003 and 2012 that we co-backed and the supply of instructional and athletic Scholarships/training promises and fortify to many youths from throughout Nigeria to foreign establishments and training Camps since 2014 until date.”

indeed, we now have proven that we are able to make an influence on the nationwide level.”

Kida alternatively said that board members representing the zones may have the most important position to play in linking their zones with the federation.

“Zonal representatives might be saddled with the responsibility of liaising with the federation. Their accountability will be to strengthen sustainable grassroots programs in the entire states under their zones.”

He concluded that zonal representatives shall be current of their zones for more uncomplicated administration and conversation with the stake holders at the grassroots.


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