To add glamour and expose the talents to basketball experts, the President, FIBA Africa Zone 3, Col Sam Ahmedu (rtd), is among top dignitaries expected to grace the finals of the 13th Doregos Inter-schools Basketball Championship.
The finals is scheduled for February 9, with Air Force College slugging it out with Avi Cenna School in the boys final, while defending champion, Greensprings will battle with Avi Cenna girls.
Ahmedu, who is the proprietor of Dodan Warriors Basketball Club, as well as the Country Director of Aspire Football Academy, expressed his delight in identifying with the youngsters and commended the organisers of the championship for keeping faith with the tournament.
Schools from Lagos and Ogun states feature annually in the championship, which has become a ground to identify young talents and nurture them to stardom.
Former Secretary of Agbado Oke Odo LCDA, Waheeb Ajulo, who is also expected at the finals, has lauded the initiative behind the tournament, which serves as qualifiers for the South West Basketball Championship.