NLTF Donate Sport Kits To Unical

NLTF South South Coordinator, Mr. Adamu Rabiu presenting sport kits to Unical VC, Prof. Zana Akpagu 

The National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) South South Zone has donated sport kits worth hundred of thousands of naira to the University of Calabar, Unical.

While presenting the kits to the Vice Chancellor of Unical, Prof. Zana Akpagu, the NLTF Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Adamu Rabiu said that the agency was established by the Federal Government with the mandate to take custody of 20% percent of the proceeds of all National Lottery operations in Nigeria for the execution of “good cause project” across the nation.

He said the NLTF help as an intervention agency through its various good cause projects, which include the procurement and distribution of graded and customized football soccer sports equipment to Universities.

Mr. Rabiu disclosed that the’ good cause projects’ scope have been widened to support grass root development especially in primary Schools across the nation adding that the agency has donated sporting facilities to 10 primary schools in Cross River State.

Rabiu enumerated sporting facilities donated to Unical to include; 2 sets of Jersey’s 25 pairs of Football Boots, 2 pairs of Hand gloves for goalkeepers.

Others include 25 packets of tracksuits, 14 pairs of Shin Guards, 24 packets of T-shirts, 25 packets of canvass, 2 sets of Beep, 15 pairs of Long socks, 2 pairs of keepers socks,25 packets bag, 25 packets of small sock, 18 packets of PU.

Reacting to the gesture, the Vice Chancellor commended what he described as their "huge effort" in fostering National development and Unity.

While commended them for choosing an area that is in line with national interest, Prof. Akpagu added that sports remain a veritable tool for national integration and unity.

He lauded their team for the integrity and spirit of patriotism even as he assured that the sporting kits will be presented to the students.
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