19th October, 2010
The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, will hold a specialÂ boardÂ meeting on Thursday at the federationâ€™s Secretariat at the Park-B of the AbujaÂ National Stadium.
The board will discuss the state of the game in the country and try to profferÂ solution on how best to continue to raise the the game in Nigeria.
According to Segun Ikuesan, Media Officer of the federation, President of theÂ federation, Tijjani Umar, will chair the meeting.
Umar, who also doubles as 3rd Vice-President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOCÂ ,will brief the board on the activities of the federation in the last one year.
Ikuesan disclosed that the extra-ordinary meeting will be preceded by the meeting ofÂ the league board tomorrowÂ at the same venue.
The league board is expected to give the report of the just concluded 2009/2010Â NBBF/DSTV Premier League Season with the ratification of dunking off date for theÂ 2010/2011 season.
The league board meeting will be chaired by its chairman, who is also the head ofÂ the federationâ€™s technical committee, Muktar Adamu Khaleh.