NPUGA Games Ends In Osun

Governor Cup-3The 5th edition of the Nigeria Private University Games Association (NPUGA) which kicked off last week will be rounded off today at Joseph Ayo Babalola University, (JABU) sports complex, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State with the state Governor , Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola expected to declare the weeklong tournament closed.

Other important dignitaries expected at the event includes Vice Chancellors from different Universities from the country, representatives of the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie; JABU Chancellor, Pastor Dr. Ademola Wemimo Odunaiya; Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of the university, Prof. A.M.A. Imevbore; Vice Chairman, Pastor C.S. Fasuyi among others.

Twenty five Universities across the federation featured in 75 events in ten different games such as tennis, athletics, chess, scrabble, volleyball, basketball, badminton, tabletennis, swimming and football.

Among the institutions that featured in the championship are Adeleke University, Ede; Bowen University, Iwo; Fountain University, Oshogbo; Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu; Lead City University, Ibadan and Caleb University, Ikorodu. Others are Redeemer’s University, Mowe; The Bells University of Science and Technology, Otta; Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin; Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa and Benson Idahosa University, Benin City.

Other Universities that took part in the tournament are Babcock University, Ilishan- Remo, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Crescent University, Abeokuta; Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin; Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo; American University of Nigeria, Yola; Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu and Wesley University of Science and Technology, Ondo just as Achievers University, Owo; Western Delta University, Oghara; Kwararafa University, Taraba; Veritas University, Abuja, Birmingham University, Keffi and the host Joseph Ayo Babalola University also took part in the championship.