An Aspirant for the Nigeria Basketball Federation Presidency, Igoche Mark, has saluted Adaora Eleonu for her efforts to uplift women’s basketball in Enugu State and to give a boost to the Girl Child, through her pet project.
The US-born international basketball forward and Captain of the Nigeria Women’s National Team, Adaora Elonu, who hails from Okpatu in the Udi Local Government Area, hosted a basketball camp on December 27, 2021, at the Indoor Sports Hall, Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu.
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Reacting to the development, Igoche Mark praised Elonu for her kind gesture towards the development of basketball.
“I sincerely appreciate Adora Elonu for her gesture towards developing the game (basketball).
“She taught girls the basics of basketball and encouraged them to develop an interest in the sport as a means of earning resources and attention.
“Her gesture is in line with our core mandate in the New Face of Basketball,” Mark stated.
Elonu, who plays basketball in the United States, is in Enugu for the festive season and other engagements.