25 Varsities Arrive Makurdi For NUGA

File picture of a university contingent at NUGA/Photo: insideuniuyo.com
File picture of a university contingent at NUGA/Photo: insideuniuyo.com

At least 25 universities have so far arrived at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM) for the 25th Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA).

Information Officer of the Games’ Organising Committee, Mrs Rosemary Waku, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that 25 universities were already “on ground for the games”.

She said more were being expected to arrive before the opening ceremony, slated for 12 noon Saturday, April 22.

“We are expecting 53 universities here in Makurdi for this competition and are optimistic that all universities will arrive,” she said.

She said the athletes would be accommodated at UAM hostels and the Benue State University, explaining that all arrangements have been concluded.

A cross section of the athletes said they were happy with the facilities and optimistic of winning laurels.

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