Basketball: FIBA Re-elects Ahmedu as president

Lekan Sowande, Abuja

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Board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Colonel Sam Ahmedu rtd,  has been re-elected as the President of the Federation of International Basketball Association, FIBA, Africa Zone 3 for a third tenure.
At the FIBA Africa Congress conducted at the Hotel Polana Serena in Maputo, Mozambique yesterday, Colonel Ahmedu who was also voted as member of the FIBA Africa Central Board will be in office for the next four years.
Speaking after the congress, he expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for the success, while thanking everyone that to supported him.
On his part, FIBA executive council member, Mr. Abdellatif Hatim from Morocco who  supervised the process, congratulated the president, saying that Ahmedu’s re-election is as a result of immense hard work and dedication towards the development of the game in the zone.
Meanwhile, the eight countries that participated in the zone 3 elections are Nigeria, Ghana, Niger, Liberia, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Benin Republic.
The proprietor of Dodan warriors basketball  program is also the chairman of the Benue state Basketball Association.
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