By Our Reporter
Foremost basketball exponent, Samuel Oguche says he was inspired to refurbish and renovate the Lokoja basketball court by an amazing gentleman called Mutari Bello.
Murtari Bello, a philanthropist and respected gentleman, has been one of the major stakeholders in Kogi state basketball.
Oguche told news men that Mutari has kind of paved the way for this generation to do what they know how to do best.
“He kinda gave me the encouragement to keep doing what I’m doing and he inspired me to build and renovate basketball courts across the state”.
Oguche shares how his collaboration with the iconic Mutari came to be and how the relationship with his basketball youth camps continues to evolve.
“The game of basketball is evolving and necessary steps are needed to fast track the development of the game. Mutari made himself available for the sport to thrive and he’s doing his best to assist private investors like us”.
He stated further that Mutari Bello inspired him to reach higher for his own brand and to the service of humanity.
“He is passionate about sports not just basketball and always there to help people grow”.
The Governor Yahaya Bello youth basketball tournament comes up this December in the city of Lokoja .