By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has commended President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr.Musa Kida for his meritious service to the country as he retires from Total Nigeria.
The COAS noted that Kida apart from his professional training as an Engineer, devoted his time to the development of basketball just as he stated that Nigerian Army will ever remain grateful to him for his support to the service.
According to him, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) boss is a sportsman per excellence, professional basketball player, astute administrator, team player and philantropist, expressing hope that he will contiue to contribute his quota to the development of his home state, Borno and the entire country during retirement.
“I want to say a very big congratulation to a brother and friend for his meritious service to his father land and wish him well on retirement and future endevours.
“Kida is a sportsman, professionalbasketball player who has impacted positively on the many people. He is also a philantropist who has contributem in many ways to the development of his Emirate Council and empowernment of the youths.
“The Nigerian Army will always be grateful to him for being a partner in progress and I wish him good health, success and God protection on retirement. Kida joined ELF as a trainee Engineer and moved to Total in 1985.