The three-man FIBA delegation on a fact-finding mission to Nigeria on Tuesday held meetings with the 2 Basketball Federation factions, as the world body tries to resolve the lingering leadership tussle in Nigeria’s basketball.
The team arrived in Nigeria on Sunday and held a meeting with sports minister Solomon Dalung in Abuja on Monday, with the minister insisting there was no crisis in Nigerian basketball.
The NBBF has been split into 2 parallel groups after double elections on June 12th and 13th, 2017, installed Tijjani Umar and Musa Ahmadu-Kida respectively as presidents of the body.
Another meeting will be held on Wednesday in Lagos with the Nigeria Olympic Committee.
The report of the peace meeting will form part of the agenda for FIBA’s meeting on March 10th.
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