The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF on Wednesday announced that it will officially sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Total E&P Nigeria Limited on September 15, 2020 for the sponsorship of Division 1 and 2 men basketball leagues.
The Secretary General of the NBBF, Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi, who made this known to members of the board, said the landmark event will hold at the company’s headquarters in Lagos.
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Speaking on the partnership, the NBBF President, Engr Musa Kida, said, “We are excited about this long term partnership targeted at the grassroots which is one of the core focuses of this federation.
“This is another fulfilment of some of the promises we made about creating platforms for raw talents to be nurtured while making basketball attractive to the corporate community to want to partner with us.”
After critical evaluation of the initial two-year deal between the NBBF and Total, both parties felt it was expedient to continue with the harmonious relationship.
The sport federation also said the brief event, sanctioned by the Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will be held in line with National Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) Covid-19 directives.