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FG reverses Nigeria’s ban from basketball competition

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the immediate return of Nigeria to international basketball competitions.

This was announced on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Ismaila Abubakar, at a press briefing in Abuja.

According to him, the approval was granted following a letter of appeal dated June 17, 2022, which was signed by Musa Kida, leader of the Nigeria Basketball Federation board, and addressed to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.

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