MORE than 15 schools within the Southwest have indicated their readiness for the fourth Nigeria Schools of Nursing and Midwifery Games (NISONMG), tagged: EKO 2013, to be hosted by the School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.
The LUTH has already declared its readiness to host a memorable edition of the competition, which is being organized by National Sports Commission Southwest Zone One in conjunction with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
The competition, which is basically for nursing students, began Tuesday and would end on Sunday inside the Sports Complex of University of Lagos.
The Games, according to the organisers, is featuring such events as Track and Field, Basketball, Football, Tennis and Volleyball, all in the male and female categories, while Table Tennis will feature only the male singles and doubles, female singles and doubles.
The event, according to marketing partner to the organiser, Kingsize Sports Agency has been supported by corporate sponsors, who promised to support the games that bring together all health tertiary institutions in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states together annually.
“We are setting good records for this 4rd NISONM Games, which is being powered by our sponsors who promised to add glamour to this epoch game. In fact, a reputable telecommunications outfit, is still talking with us, as per this games, we are very much delighted, for all the favourable and positive responses we got on NISONM Games so far,” said Lanre Alabi, CEO, Kingsize Sports Agency, the official marketer of the Games.
culled from the Guardian
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