Saraki to partner with Toronto Raptors to Build basketball facilities across Nigeria

Former Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that he is going to partners with Toronto Raptors basketball company, to build the same facilities across Nigeria.

Bukola said this as he pay a visit to the company, and spend a times with Nigerian born president of the company, Masai Ujiri.

He said, “Yesterday, it was a pleasure to spend some time at the Toronto Raptors training facility and meet with Masai Ujiri, the Nigerian-born President of the organisation. What a state of the art facility! Congratulations!

“I was pleased to hear about Masai’s Giants of Africa Foundation that works to create a pathway for the continent’s underprivileged youth through sport with the goal of growing the game of basketball within Africa.

“With basketball facilities in Rwanda, Kenya and other parts of the continent, I mentioned to Masai that it would be great for his foundation to augment it’s basketball clinics by building similar ones in Nigeria.

“I have committed to work with him and other well-meaning Nigerians to build similar basketball facilities in different parts of the country. This will create more opportunities for our young talented Nigerians.”

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