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NBBF President Celebrates D’Tigress On International Women’s Day 

President of Nigeria Basketball Federation, Dr(Engr). Ahmadu Musa Kida has sent out a congratulatory message to all Nigeria women, and particularly, the country’s female basketball team, D’Tigress in celebration of the International Women’s Day.

Kida noted that like their male counterparts, Nigerian women are unarguably some of the very best in the world, due mainly to their tenacity, commitment, resilience, hardwork and unflinching passion in different spheres of endeavours. 

” Today, and as always, members of the Nigeria Basketball Federation and indeed, the basketball community rejoice with our gallant ladies, D’Tigress and celebrate them on this auspicious occasion of the International Women’s Day. 

” We are proud of your achievements so far. Even as we look forward confidently, towards you achieving better and bigger feats, beginning with the FIBA World Cup coming up later this year. 

” On behalf of NBBF, the stakeholders and all lovers of Nigeria basketball, home and diaspora, I wish you all the best of this day, and pray that God continue to take you to greater heights,” Kida concluded. 


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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