Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) will this Monday, January 30, 2017 hold their Annual General Meeting in Abuja, during which the body’s board will give stakeholders an account of their operations in the past year, 2016.
The federation will also hold an Awards Dinner on Tuesday, January 31 to recognise, appreciate and honour administrators, technical officials, sponsors, partners, contributors, players and the media for contributions to development of the game.
Prominent among those to be honoured are two former presidents of the NBBF, His Royal Majesty, the Gbom Gwom Jos, J.D. Buba and Senator U.K. Umar.
There will also be post-humous awards to a late NBBF vice president, Dr Segun Erinle, late FIBA Referee, Chris Obojememe and late national coaches, Danjuma Lemmy Harry and Danjuma Dan Azumi.
Expected to attend the events are Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, Information, Culture and National Orientation counterpart as well as members of the National Assembly.
In addition, the annual Refresher Course for all technical officials for the 2017 season will hold at NIS Conference Room, Package B of Abuja National Stadium from January 31 to February 3.
At the end of the course, the officials are expected to undergo an examination with which to grade them in readiness for their effective contribution to the development of the various activities of the federation this year and beyond.