2021 Basketball Federation Elections Hots Up…50 Votes Up For Grabs


The upcoming 2021 Nigeria Basketball Federation elections, is generating thea lit of interests and the Electoral Committee is leaving no stone unturned to deliver on their mandate.

The electoral process backed by a duly certified constitution by the Congress is the first of its kind in the history of Nigerian basketball.

In a communiqué signed by the Electoral Committee Chairman Dr Lanre Glover and its Secretary, Barrister Emma Okibe, voting will be done in line with the provisions of the 2019 NBBF statute.

According to the committee this  announcement is important in order to quell insinuations over the composition and eligibility standing of voters.

“It has been brought to the attention of the Electoral Committee that some people are not clear on who can vote and how many votes are available”.

“The NBBF Statute is clear on this. For the President and Vice President, there are 50 votes to be cast. 36 States Associations and the Federal Capital Territory have a vote each”.

“Elected representatives of the 6 Geo Political Zones have a vote each alongside Technical Representative, Players Union, NAWIS, Military/Paramilitary, Continental/International Rep, Corporate Sponsor and NAPHERSD with one vote each.

The statement released states that the Zonal Elections will lead up to  the elections for the President and the Vice President to decide the Representatives that will join the pool of 44 in agreement with the NBBF Statute.

The NBBF elections is expected to take place on the Saturday, 30th of October, 2021 in Benin City.