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Buhari approves immediate reversal on ban of basketball in Nigeria

President Buhari 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.

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According to Abubakar, the reversal 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.

Recall that President Buhari initially approved the ban of Nigeria from international competitions, now Nigeria can participate FIBA and other competitions alike.

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