AE-FUNAI WINS 31 MEDALS AT MAIDEN DUMTIGA GAMES
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State won 31 medals at the just concluded maiden edition of DUMTIGA Games held from September 8 to 15,, 2018 at the Pa. Ngele Oruta Township stadium, AbakalikI, Ebonyi State.
The competition which was sponsored by the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi involved students of tertiary institutions in the state, including the members of the National Youth Service Corps, serving in the state.
At the end of the one week competition, the University came second, with 13 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze medals, behind National Youth Service Corps, Ebonyi State that won 14 gold medals.
The gold medals were won by Cynthia Nwogbo, Comfort Ukangwobia, Linda Chidimma, Odinkpo Chioma, Linda Chidimma, Justice Imoh, Onwe ThankGod, Onele Chibuike, Peter Ukeme, Chime Chidinma, Eneh David and Emole Ifeanyi as well as the male football team. The events were the gold medals were won are taekwondo, long jump, shot put, chess, discuss, tennis, 1, 500 meters, 800 meters scrabble and football.
Receiving the trophy at his office yesterday, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba, thanked the AE-FUNAI Sports team, for making the University proud in the competition, adding that as from next academic session, the students would be more exposed to sporting activities.
He maintained that the University was prepared to groom balanced and well-rounded students who would not only be academically sound but also possess the capacity to excel in other life-rewarding activities such as sport.