Federal University Lafia Set to Host its 2018 Sports Week
All is set for the 2018 edition of the Federal University Lafia Sports week slated to start from the 2nd to 7th July 2018 at the school sports facility in the institutions permanent site Gandu along Lafia Makurdi Road.
The activities for the showpiece are tracks and field events which includes Sports like: Football, Volleyball, Handball, Basketball, table tennis, Race. Etc and its going to be an inter-departmental affairs.
In an interview with the sports director of mathematics department he was excited about the upcoming event saying its gonna be the first in some years now and he was optimistic that his department is going to do well in all activities as he revealed that His students have all chosen the sports to participate in and will give in their best to make sure the department come up out on top at the end of the competition.
Other departments are equally preparing for the Sports week and Nasafocus gathered that all academic activities will be grounded during the sports week as most Departments has made it mandatory for their students to participate activity in the event as attendance will be taken each day of the event.
Reacting to the development a cross section of students expressed their happiness and readiness to participate in the event saying that sports is part of their curriculum and that since they were admitted into the institution they have been paying a sports fee without partaking in anything called sports.
According to a staff of the University sports is as important as academic and that all works and no play makes Jack a dull boy, he underscores the importance of sports to both physical and mental developments. He also said that the inability of the school to organize a sports week for sometime now owe to the economic downturn in the institution and country at large and promised that after this year’s sports week the institution will do everything within its reach to sustain the program.