By Abdulafeez Olaitan, UNILAG
University of Lagos is set to host over 5000 students from 85 universities for the 2022 NUGA Games.
In a visit to the University last week, Officials from the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) has verified that the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is fit to host the 2022 NUGA Games.
The Games, which is expected to attract over 5000 students from 85 universities was earlier scheduled to hold in 2019, but was put on hold by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
NUGA officials met the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe and other members of the local organising committee of the 26th games.
The visitation was designed to resolve a suitable date for the games. Also, to inspect the progress made on the Campus’s sports facilities.
Speaking during the visit, Professor Ogundipe reiterated the institution’s commitment to hosting the rest of the country’s university athletes.
Among the facilities inspected by NUGA were those for athletics, indoor hall, swimming pool, the main football pitch being re-grassed and other facilities around the Sports Centre.
The NUGA contingent, led by its President, Professor Stephen Hamafyelto, and the Secretary General advised UNILAG to work hard and ensure the Games is delivered on any dates proposed by the university which is still in review.
University of Lagos is set to host over 5000 students from 85 universities for the 2022 NUGA Games. In a visit to the University last week