FBNB Election Committee Unveils Election Schedule




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The 2021 electoral commission of the Nigerian Basketball Federation led by Lanre Glover will begin collecting forms for potential applicants between October 18-19, 2021.

A statement from the committee ahead of the scheduled October 30 elections in Benin City, Edo state, says all completed forms must be returned by October 26, with the screening scheduled for October 27.

The committee ordered that all forms be submitted to the NBBF secretariat in Abuja between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or by mail addressed to the chair and secretary of the committee.

The organization and supervision of the long-awaited elections and all related decisions will comply with the statute of the NBBF 2019.

Eligible candidates will compete for the vacant positions of President, Vice President and Zone Representatives in the North-Central, North-East, North-West, South-East, South-South and South-West zones.

In accordance with article 20 of the statutes of the NBBF, each Member State (36 States and the FCT) will be represented by 2 delegates (President and Secretary) while any representative must produce a written opinion duly signed by the President on paper to be -head of the association in the absence of the above.

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A final official list of candidates will be published, announced in the media and sent to all members of the General Assembly at least 2 days before the holding of the elective General Assembly.

All campaigns must end 24 hours before election day, while any form of corruption and other forms of direct voter incitement may result in the disqualification of the defaulting candidate (s).

The election will be monitored and observed by representatives of the Federation of International Basketball Associations and those of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Nigerian Olympic Committee.

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