September, 30 2021.
With the political lockjam frustrating the elections into the board of the NBBF, respected sports administrators, Emmanuel Zira has called on all contestants and stakeholders to respect the constitution endorsed by the international basketball authority.
"Tijani Umar and Musa Kida should all avoid FIBA ban! My stance bro".
It is certain that the two power house are reluctant to shift grounds due to previous bad antecedents set by the former minister of sports Solomon Dalung, Zira however cautioned that Fiba is ready to wade in if compromise is not in sight.
"FIBA has confirmed that they approved the NBBF statutes and are only waiting to be invited for the elections".
The erudite administrator in a chat with www.ckdmedia.ng
stressed the need for the sports ministry to allow the NBBF to use their own constitution throughout the elections process.
"They should be allowed to run their elections according to the approved statutes. My honest take!" Zira stated .