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ALAT partners with NUGA Games to support youth development and sports

ALAT partners with NUGA Games to support youth development and sports 2

As part of its efforts in supporting youth development and empowerment in Nigeria,  ALAT by Wema, Nigeria’s first fully digital bank, has announced its sponsorship of the 26th Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) which began on Wednesday, March 16, and will run till March 27, 2022, at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba.

This edition of the NUGA games will see over 5,000 athletes from 75 accredited universities compete in 16 sporting events, across designated centres. Participants are drawn from the federal, state and private universities across the country.

Asides from sponsoring the ongoing games, ALAT also renovated the University of Lagos indoor sports centre.

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*ALAT Partners With NUGA Games To Support Youth Development And Sports

Speaking on the sponsorship, Funmilayo Falola, Head, Marketing Communications & Investor Relations at Wema Bank Plc, stated that the bank is always eager to support young Nigerians.

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“ALAT is honoured to be sponsoring the NUGA games. We are always looking for ways to invest in young Nigerians and sports is one of the pivotal touchpoints of Nigerian students. The NUGA games have united over 47 universities in 26 years, and we are proud to be a part of that rich youth history in Nigeria.

“ALAT focuses on being audacious, limitless, aspirational and timeless, and these young sports stars embody these values.”

ALAT has continually supported youth-oriented activities including its sports partnership with SociaLiga, the ALAT Food Challenge, Hackaholics amongst others.

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