Basketball: Ministry of Sports Dissolves Interim Management Committee


The Ministry of Sports has announced dissolution of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) which was set up on 4th June, 2022 to take charge running of Nigeria Basketball following the country’s two years withdrawal from international tournaments. This is contained in a press statement signed by Director Press, Ministry of Sports, Mohammed.

Mohammed reads in part: “You may recall that the Federal Government in addressing the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) had cause to set up an Interim Management Committee (IMC) on 4th June, 2022 following Nigeria’s withdrawal from International competitions for two years.

It continued, “Consequently, with the Federal Government’s rescission from its earlier withdrawal of Nigeria Basketball from the International scene and relisting the NBBF, beginning from Nigeria’s participation in FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Africa Qualifiers in Kigali, Rwanda, the continuation of the IMC is no longer necessary.

“The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development hereby announces the dissolution of the Interim Management Committee for Nigeria Basketball with immediate effect.

“The Ministry in the same connection, wishes to thank the Chairman and Members of the now defunct Committee for their invaluable services to the Basketball family and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”