UNILAG holds sports festival in September


Determined to develop the best and most renewed sets of sports men and women across the nation, the University of Lagos Student Union (ULSU) has disclosed its plans to organise her maiden edition of a landmark sporting event and festival.

Tagged “UNILAG Sports Festival 2015,” the week-long sporting event, with the theme: “Think Great, Do Great,” has been scheduled to hold between Sept. 6 and Sept. 11 at the University sports center.

Mr Stephine Etiaka, the ULSU Sports Secretary, announced this at a press briefing, weekend in Lagos.

He said that the objective of the maiden edition of event was to discover and exploit fresh talents amongst sports male and females in the University.


“The Unilag Sports Festival has been set to be the hallmark sporting event of the first choice institution and the nation’s pride, University of Lagos, which is planned with a mission to provide organised sporting activities and at the same time, to develop the best and most renewed sets of sports men and women across the nation,” she said.

Etiaka expressed optimism that the sporting events will draw the attention of the entire student populace in the main campus and
Idi-Araba campus, the management, members of staff, public employees, sports personals numerous top notch media establishments.

Meanwhile, the brand logo of the “UNILAG Sports Festival 2015,” was unveiled at the briefing by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ramon Ade-Bello.

Prof. Bello noted that lot of attention was focused on conveying the message of positive thinking and its resultant effect of productivity and possibilities among the students.

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The VC, who was represented by the  Dean, Students Affairs, Prof. Babatunde Babawale, added that UNILAG sports festival was deemed to impact not only in the University community, but in the minds of the entire sports lovers all over the world.

By Miftaudeen Raji, Lagos.

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