Sport Commission Reappoints Kano Emir, Bayero As Basketball Association Board Chairman

KANO state  Sports Commission has approved the reappointment of Emir of Kano, HRH Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the Chairman of the State Basketball Association.

In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Kano State Basketball Veterans Association, Ado Salisu and made available to News Point Nigeria, Friday, Galadima, also announced the disbandment of players of Kano Pillars Basketball team.

Galadima explained that the reconstituting of the association board became necessary following the poor outings of the team.

The chairman explained that, the board alongside other associations, which have been dissolved in 2021, deem it necessary to reconstitute the basketball board in an effort to reposition the team.

The Commission Chairman then charged the new Association board led by Emir of Kano to recruit fresh players with a view to making the team better.

Former captain of national basketball team and one time vice president of NBBF, Alhaji Muktar Adamu Khalid was appointed vice chairman; ex international  and Former Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mustapha Lawan Sulaiman; Former Kano state  Director of land, Aminu Jafar; Rabiu Abdu Sharif and Former Secretary of the Kano state Handball Association, Usman Yahaya were named members.

Others members are; former basketball veteran, Bashir Chedi; Ado Wayo; Umar Bala and Ado Abdullahi Rano.

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