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KSSC Re-appoints Emir Bayero as Chairman Basketball Association Board

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Zahradeen Saleh

The Kano state sports commission has approved the re-appointment of Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the chairman of the state basketball Association.

The Executive chairman of the commission, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Galadima stated this while announcing the disbandment of players of Kano Pillars basketball team in his office.

Galadima explained that the reconstituting of the association board became necessary following the dwindling 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 board aimed at repositioning the team.

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He then charged the new Association board led by Emir of Kano to recruit fresh players with a view to move the game forward.

Former captain of national basketball team and one time vice president of NBBF, Alhaji Muktar Adamu Khalid is the vice chairman while ex-international and former Permanent secretary, federal ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassador Mustapha Lawan Sulaiman, former state director of land, Aminu Jafar, Rabiu Abdu Sharif and former Secretary of the state handball Association, Usman Yahaya were members.

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Other are former basketball veteran Bashir Chedi, Ado Wayo, Umar Bala, Ado Abdullahi Rano and Tijjani Paki as members.

Earlier, the chairman of Kano state basketball veterans Association, Muktar Adamu Khalid expressed dismay over the dwindling outing of Kano Pillars basketball team in recent competitions.

This was all contained in a statement signed by public relations Officer of the Kano state basketball veterans association Ado Salisu which was made available to journalist in Kano.

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