Dare Charges Basketball Interim Management to Facilitate the Revamp of Youth Basketball in Nigeria

June, 4 2022.

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare has tasked the newly-inaugurated Interim Management Committee of the basket ball to ensure the growth of the game in areas such as including grassroots talent development and corporate sponsorships amongst others.


The Minister made this known during the inauguration of an 11-man team to manage the game within a stipulated period.


He stated "the Terms of Reference of the Committee are to amongst others,

draw up programmes that will revamp basketball from the grassroots,

attract corporate sponsors and revive the moribund domestic leagues for

the development of the game within 2 years, and ensure the development

of Basketball facilities in the entire country, and any other thing that will

facilitate the development of Basketball in Nigeria".


"I therefore charge you all to carry out this enormous task with utmost sense of responsibility, bearing in mind you cannot afford to fail in this National assignment".


The members of the Interim Management Committee include:


Dr. Henry Nzekwu - Chairman​


Mr. Udon Ubon Humapwa - Member


Mr. Frank Jituboh - Member


Zenith Bank Representative - Member


Prof. Adamu Ahmed - Member


Mr. Peter Nelson - Member


Grp. Captain Rahinatu Garba - Member


Aderemi Adewunmi - Member


Oluchi Nzekwe - Member


Seni Adio (SAN) - Member

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