The Nigerian University Games Association invites you to its annual University sports Dialogue schedule for the 6th of October 2021 themed “Institutional Sports in Nigeria: Creating Feasible Strategies for Enhancing Athlete Development”. The event begins at 1pm Nigerian time via Zoom (Webinar).

Six (6) Sub topics have been curled from the theme with renowned sports persons and university sports advocates to create an enhanced and comprehensive conversation on student athlete development. These subtopics and speakers are;

“Combining Education and Sports Participation in Nigeria: My experience” speakers are Nigerian student athletes and Olympians Olofua Godwin and Enoch Adegoke, this session will be moderated by Nigeria FISU Student Ambassador Adebayo Olatunde.

The 2nd Session “The Role of Sports Friendly Policies in Enhancing Student-Athlete Development in Nigeria” moderated by NUGA media and Marketing officer Ms Chidiebere Ezeani will feature Prof Yakubu Ochefu, Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nig. Universities, Prof Stephen Hamafyelto, President, Nigerian Univ. Games Association, Olabisi Joseph, President, Nigeria School Sports Federation, Dr. Bode Ali Durotoye, Director, Grassroots, FMYSD, Abuja.

Financing Models for Institutional Sports in Nigeria: Branding, Sponsorship and Partnership” will also be looked at with Prof Joseph Vipene, Rivers State Univ. of Science and Technology, PH, Dr. Franz Atare, Univ. of Uyo, Uyo as our facilitators.

One of the strongest points of our sports development as a nation is “Athlete Identification and Sustenance” which will be discussed by Secretary General, Nigerian University Games Association Mr. Bola Orodele, Mrs, Eunice Adebayo-James, Head of Sports, Benson Idahosa Univ., Benin City and Mr Agboola Akinbode, Head of Sports, Federal Polytechnic, Ede.

The fifth session “Structured Sports Programmes: An Avenue for Positive Engagement of Nigerian Youths” will be facilitated by Prof. E. O. Morakinyo, Professor of Sports Management, Univ. of Ibadan, Ibadan.

The 6th and final session for the day will be facilitated by Prof. M. A. Suleiman from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, she will facilitate on “Sports for All and Healthy Living”

The annually held sports conversation on university sports and its best practices started in October 2020 in commemoration of the International Day of University Sports.

This online webinar will be held on the Zoom meeting platform, to register for your unique log in details please register here