Federal University Otuoke has received 3 Gold medals from the organizers of the 24th Nigerian Universities Games (NUGA) hosted by Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Head of Sports and Recreation Unit, Federal University Otuoke, Mrs. Helen Wokoro who received the medals on behalf of the University presented them to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mobolaji Aluko.
In an interview with FUO media Team, Mrs. Wokoro disclosed that the medals which were for commemoration and participation of FUO at the competition is a welcome development even though we were observers, She further revealed that the Vice Chancellor was excited when the medals were presented to him expressing his commitment to the development of sports in FUO.
She commended the organizers of the 24th NUGA for recognizing the University adding that it will inspire the Institution and its students to put in their best at the next NUGA competition holding at University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
According to the HOD Sports and Recreation, “these Gold medals will serve as inspiration towards winning medals in the next NUGA games come 2015, the students will also be encouraged to give their best performance for the school”.
Mrs. Helen Wokoro further explained that FUO is expected to enjoy full participation at the next NUGA, which is why an inter- departmental sports competition will soon be organized on campus as part of preparations for the 2015 NUGA.
She concluded by stating that Federal University Otuoke is also expected to participate in the University Staff Games holding in August 2014 at University of Benin.