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Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Body To Investigate Basketball Federation

The Independent corrupt practices commission has invited the NBBF board led by it’s president, Musa Kida for questioning due to allegations of fraud.

In a letter forwarded by the ministry of sport and cited by www.allballerzone.com, the anti-corruption body is inquiring into the finances of the federation dating back to 2017.

Recently the female national team players, D’Tigress made a revelation of unpaid bonuses, allowances and the whereabouts of funds donated to the team pre-Tokyo 2020 Olympics by two banks.

In a related development, the sports ministry has denied being in possession of the funds donated by the two Nigerian banks, pointing fingers at the NBBF.

The Ministry clarifies that all monies donated to the basketball teams are intact in the Nigeria Basketball Federation’s(NBBF) official account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN).

The Ministry also added that all pre-Olympic Games training camp allowances and Olympic Games allowances have been paid up to date and the Adopt- A- Sports donations totally Two Hundred and Thirty Thousand Dollars($230,000) are intact in the NBBF’s account.

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