Why NBBF Holds First Annual General Meeting in Two Years – Kida
By Niyi Busari
President, Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Dr. Engineer Musa Kida opined that holding the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) after two years in office should be a day for sober reflection considering the state of Nigerian basketball in the country.
Kida blames the delay in holding the first AGM in two years on the leadership tussle rocking the Nigeria Basketball Federation since 2017 when the board was entrusted with running the affairs of basketball in the nation.
To this end, the President urged the all basketball stakeholders in Nigeria to join hands together as it gives opportunity of sharing ideas adding that he is willing to work with each and every stakeholders in Nigeria who devoid of sentiments.
In his words: “The reason for holding our first AGM at this point after the Nigerian Basketball family entrusted the Board with with running the affairs of basketball n 2017, is well known to us all. Against the background of the acrimonious election in 2017, this is indeed a time for sober reflection.” Kida told www.bsnsports.com.ng in Abuja on Saturday.
“I wish to state categorically that the oresent Board is willing to work with each and every basketball stakeholders in Nigeria devoid of sentiments. There is no ‘us’ or ‘them’ and we will continue to do all it takes to carry everyone along. I am therefore, using this opportunity once again to call on all Basketball stakeholders in Nigeria to join hands with me and my Board to enable Nigerian Basketball attain the desired height in the world.” He concluded.