Unilorin to host the 3rd National Youth Games.

The third edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) will be hosted  by the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) on Sept. 7th and Sept. 17th.

According to the Unilorin Bulletin issued Monday in Ilorin, the dates’ approval as well as venue approval were as a result of the university’s successful hosting of the second edition.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the second edition was held in 2016, with the first edition held in 2013 at Abuja.

The bulletin indicated that the 2017 edition of the Games is expected to provide the opportunities for the selection of athletes who will represent the country at the World Youth Games.

The publication noted that a meeting was held between the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development and the management of University of Ilorin.

The VC said,“We will contribute something tangible as a legacy here”, it state.”

Source : ( PM News )