Sport & Recreation


The Sport Council was inaugurated at the inception of the University. It’s been headed by Oliyide Olusina an Exercise Physiologist. Presently Acting Director of Sports Foluso Onagoruwa is a Sport Psychologist who had first and second degree in Physical Education. There are 2 other coaches both professionally certified by Nigeria Institute of Sports.

There are 2 divisions vis: Coaching and Grounds & Facilities The coaching unit handles the training and sports organisation for both staff and students. It is manned by Mr. Onagoruwa a Sport Psychologist, Mr John Odulaja and Mrs Adebayo Yemisi both Sports Administrators. The Grounds and Facilities unit is manned by Mr. Jaiyesimi Seun, The Council also has a secretarial staff Mrs Omoseni Fatimat who handles the office administration. The University exposes the students to recreational and competitive sports in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Handball, Soccer, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Tennis, Table Tennis, Cricket, Hockey.

The University has participated in 4 NUGA games – 2007 UNIMAID (observation status), 2009 UNN, 2011 UNIBEN, 2014 OAU, and won laurels in all The Sports Council is presently at the fore front of encouraging young school leavers to combine top sporting activities hence we have some athletes who have competed in the National colour. Some of these students are: Nathaniel Glory Athletics Amusan Oluwatobi Athletics Faluyi Ololade Hockey Sanusi Ololade Taekwondo The Sports Council is poised for greater heights in the coming days.