Nigeria University Games Association (N.U.G.A) is hosting her 25th annual event at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM), between April 19 and 30, 2017.
53 participants will partake in this great fiesta being hosted at six different venues across Makurdi, Benue State: UAM Sports Complex, Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi Club, Vaatia College, Mount Saint Gabriel’s, College and the National Stadium, Abuja; as reported by The chairman of the Publicity Sub-Committee of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Games, Rosemary Waku.
16 games will be exhibited in a 10-day period which include Hockey, Cricket, Football and the finals of Basketball, Volleyball and Handball to be held at the University complex while Table Tennis, Chess and Scrabble to take place at Makurdi Club.
Vaatia College, an elitist secondary school, will host Basketball (male and female), Badminton and Squash.
Judo, Taekwondo, Javelin, Discuss and Shot-Put will be staged at the Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School, while Swimming takes place at the National Stadium, Abuja.
Sponsors and partners are welcome, she proposed, acclaiming that participants and facilities for the Games were in good shape, urging the public to turn out in large numbers to cheer up.
It was also believed that Obafemi Awolowo University Senatorial Board had to postpone examinations just to prepare her representatives avoiding disruptions or distractions.
Sounds like a thug of war to me if you ask. This year’s gonna be litter than I thought. 🔥 ⚽ 🎾 🏀 🏃