The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife says the institution is set to host a successful 2023 West African Universities Games (WAUG).
The institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Abiodun Olanrewaju, disclosed in a statement on Thursday that the 2023 WAUG would begin on Dec. 16.
“It will involve sports contingents from universities in the West African sub-region and participants will compete for medals in sports such as tennis, table tennis, basketball and athletics, and many more,” he said.
Olanrewaju added that the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, would be the special guest of honour during the opening and closing ceremonies of the games.
“The closing ceremony will come up on Dec. 22,” he added.