The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti has emerged the winner of the 21st edition of the Nigeria Polytechnic Games Association , NIPOGA hosted by Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo Ondo State.
Forty Polytechnics participated in nine different sports at the NIPOGA.
The Lagos State Polytechnic finished second while the Polytechnic Ibadan finished third in the overall medals table.
Declaring the game closed,Ondo State governor Mr Oluwaroimi Akeredolu represented by the commissioner for youths and sports development Mr Bamidele Ologun commended the organisers and called for consistency to ensure that the game help in harnessing talents.
The President of NIPOGA and Rector Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo Mr Adebola Ogundahinsi said the aim of the game was achieved which was uniting Nigerian youths and providing a platform for talents to showcase their skills through sports.
In the final football match played at the school sports complex , federal Polytechnic Nasarawa defeated federal Polytechnic Ede Osun State by 3-1 on penalty after ending the ninety minute encounter goaless.
Receiving the flag to host the next NIPOGA games, the Rector Delta state Polytechnic Ugwachukwu Professor Emmanuel Achenu promised early preparation and improvement in the next games.