The NIPOGA Executive Council Meeting was held on Thursday, July 24, 2019 at the Academic Conference Centre of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin with the following resolutions:

  1. The Acting Rector was decorated as the new NIPOGA President following the expiry of the tenure of Alhaji Mas’ud Elelu as the Rector.
  2. Engr. (Dr.) Yekeen Oyebode was inaugurated as the new NIPOGA President in an open programme with cheers and ovation from staff and students present.
  3. Visited the Governor of Kwara and introduced NIPOGA Executives with the pledge of organizing the best NIPOGA ever.
  4. The Deputy Governor, Chief Kayode Alabi addressed the delegates and pledged to support Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and NIPOGA Association with finance and necessary logistics  for a hitch free competition.
  5. December deadline as directed by COHEADS was still sacrosanct.
  6. Games Milestone was drawn as follows:
    • Particular Date Venue
      Pre Accreditation Meeting. September 3, 2019 Ilorin
      Council Meeting. September 4, 2019 Ilorin
      Central Accreditation. October 9-10, 2019 Offa
      Zonal Group ‘A’ (OWO, ZARIA, NEKEDE). October 21-25, 2019
      Zonal Group ‘B’ (EDE, BIDA, OZORO, NASARAWA). October 28-1 Nov. 2019
      Pre Main Games Meeting & Accreditation of hosting institution. November 12-14, 2019 Ilorin
      Council Meeting. November 15, 2019 Ilorin
      Main Games:

      Arrival December 4, 2019 Ilorin
      Final Accreditation December 5, 2019 Ilorin
      Ball Games commences December 6, 2019 Ilorin
      Opening Ceremony December 7, 2019 Ilorin
      Closing Ceremony December 14, 2019 Ilorin
      Departure December 15, 2019 Ilorin
      Writing of reports December 17-19, 2019 Ilorin
  7. Investiture to be conferred on the Executive Governor, Deputy Governor, Senators, House of Representative Members and important dignitaries from the State. A date would be carefully chosen with the venue at the Government house for the ceremony.


Agboola Akinbode
Secretary General