Tijani Mohammed emerges Nasarawa State Basketball Association Chairman


The Nasarawa state government has confirmed the appointment of Ayuba Tijani Mohammed as the state’s Basketball Association Chairman.

The appointment conveyed in a letter written and signed by the state Ministry of Youth Sports Development, Permanent Secretary, Kasimu Suleiman on behalf of the Commissioner stated that the appointment took effect from 8th, February, 2021.

According to the appointment letter, Suleiman’s tenure of office will last three years.

In its congratulatory message after being informed by the Nasarawa state Basketball Association’s secretary via a letter dated 19th, April, 2021 and signed by the association’s Secretary, Mustapha Bello, the Nigeria Basketball Federation described the appointment as deserving.

The NBBF in its response said, “This did not come as a surprise because of your support and various contributions to the development of basketball in Nasarawa state”.

The letter signed by the NBBF Secretary General on behalf of the board stated, “On behalf of the President of the Federation and the entire basketball family in Nigeria and diaspora, we hereby congratulate you on your new appointment.”