Nigeria, March 25 -- The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has outlined reasons why it is in full support of the International Olympics Committee's decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics for another one year.

In a statement issued after the postponement was made official, the NBBF President, Musa Kida, commended the IOC for taking such a bold but difficult decision to postpone an iconic event for the good and safety of the world.

According to him, this is one of the major decisions taken across the globe necessary for tackling the pandemic that has continued to threaten human existence.

"Postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is the right step taken at such a critical time because as the saying goes, nothing is w...