By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
As the countdown to the sporting federations elections continue, stakeholders will converge on Abuja come Thursday September 30 to elect Players and Technical Official Representatives into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
In a letter issued by the NBBF Secretary General, Afolabi-Oluwayemisi Olabisi to the 36 States and Federal Capital Territory Directors of Sports, the election will take place at the Package B of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Nominated players will vote for candidates who have been cleared to contest while coaches or any other technical official as presented by the various states will elect their Technical Representative who will be on the board for the next four years.
“This is to inform all the States Director of Sports Council/General Manager State Sports Commission that you are to nominate a player and a coach from your state Sports Council to come and elect their representatives into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation”, the letter read in part.
To this end, “Players and coaches chosen must present a letter duly signed by the Director of Sports/General Manager of the Sports Ministry or the Chairman of the State Sports Commission in order to be admitted for the elections”.
The election will take place at the Indoor Sports Hall by noon.