7th December, 2014
Forty-two contingents from polytechnics across the country are participating in this year’s edition of the Nigeria Polytechnics Games (NIPOGA) holding in Bida, Niger.
NAN reports that the participating institutions include those from Auchi, Lagos, Sokoto, Nasarawa and Nekede.
At the competition’s opening ceremony on Saturday, Abdullahi Sule, the Rector of the host institution, Federal Polytechnic Bida, received the Games’ torch.
It was handed over to him by Dr Hawlira Babalola of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, the last host of the Games.
The opening ceremony was attended by eminent personalities from the traditional and government circles, including the Emirs of Bida and Agaie.