By Nehemiah Gwamna-Lafia
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.
Speaking in Lagos during the signing of the Memorandum of understanding between the Nigeria Basketball Federation and Total E&P Nigeria Ltd, Mr. Dare said he was impressed by the support of the company, even as he urged other companies and individuals to emulate Total.
He commended the Board of the Nigerian Basketball Federation under the leadership of Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida for making Nigeria proud with great achievements at both National and international levels.
Speaking at the event, The Managing Director of Total E&P Nigeria Ltd Mr. Mike Sangster said the company was committed to basketball and youth development in Nigeria, hence the sponsorship of the National leagues.
Mr Mike also announced a 150 Million naira five years sponsorship deal.
In the same vein, President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida thanked them for their unrelenting support towards the development of Basketball in Nigeria.