NBBF President Splashes Cash On NUGA Basketball Medalists

By Joan Nnenna Iwu

Abuja (Precise Post) – The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF,Mr.Igoche Mark rose to the occasion by splashing cash to all medalists during the final of Basketball event at the just NUGA games hosted by the University of Lagos,UNILAG.

Mark who stormed the venue of the final on Friday amidst cheers from and players to watch the game between host,UNILAG and Nile University of Abuja.

The donated Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naria each to the Winners and the runner up,Nile University and UNILAG.The third place winner,Ahmedu Bello University ABU,Zaria got One Hundred Thousand Naria.

Speaking to ,Mark said the gesture was an appreciation to the team who emerged as winners.
“This gesture was a personal appreciation to the winners of this game because regardless of the scoreline,both teams gave a good fight and that is the reason they got the same amount.I have never hidden my interest for grassroot basketball development which is my driving force.” Mark stated.

He said that the Basketball Family is one and united,stating that the welcome he got at the venue affirmed him as the President.

“The Basketball Family is one and united because those claiming that the family is in are not current with the realities of events.The reception I got here affirms why my mandate ,and also,stakeholders have embraced the ideology of the New Face of Basketball.”Mark said.

Nile University of Abuja defeated UNILAG 69:61 in a thrilling encounter.

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