ALAT partners with NUGA Games to support youth development and sport


As part of its efforts to support youth development and empowerment in Nigeria, ALAT by Wema, Nigeria’s first all-digital bank, has announced its sponsorship of the 26th Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) which commenced on Wednesday, March 16 and will continue until 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, at designated venues. Participants are drawn from federal, state and private universities across the country.

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

Speaking on the sponsorship, Funmilayo Falola, Head of Marketing Communications and Investor Relations at Wema Bank Plc, said the bank is always keen to support young Nigerians.

“ALAT is honored to sponsor the NUGA games. We are always looking for ways to invest in young Nigerians and sport is one of the vital touchpoints for Nigerian students. The NUGA Games have brought together over 47 universities over 26 years, and we are proud to be part of this rich history of youth in Nigeria.

“ALAT is all about boldness, infinity, ambition and timelessness, and these young sports stars embody those values.”

ALAT has continuously supported activities aimed at young people, including its sports partnership with SociaLiga, ALAT Food Challenge, Hackaholics, among others.


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