3 Research Institute Bid For RIGAN Hosting Right


By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria.

Three Research Institute are bidding for the hosting right of the 16th RIGAN Games Festival schedule for November, 2017.

National President of the association Prof. Rabiu Adamu disclosed this to New Nigerian Newspapers in an interview on the activities of the Research Institute Games which holds every two years.

Prof. Rabi’u said the bidders are Institute for Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan, Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR) Kaduna and National Metrological Development Council (NMDC) Jos.
According to him, the Research Institutes have intensify their preparation for the 2017 games and all hands are on deck to make the game a successful one.

The 16th edition will feature 13 events, among which are football, volleyball, athletics.

The president said, the association have discovered many talents for national assignments and hoped to discover more talents during the 16th edition.

Prof. Rabi’u confirmed that the National Executives of RIGAN will meet in Jos, Plateau State at the final week of March to select the host institute.


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