Saturday 2 November 2019

Esports Congress in Nigeria adopts a federal structure.

Nigerian Esports Federation's new and improved logo.
The Esports governing body in Nigeria, Nigerian Esports Association has taken another major step as part of its reform programme to meet global standard.

 At its sixth national congress hosted by the Nasarawa State Chapter of the body, it adopted a new name as Nigeria Esports Federation (NeSF).

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Esports Federation, Tewom Chrysantus Tah, said the decision for the new name was adopted in line with the recommendation of its last congress meeting in Abuja. During the meeting, it was resolved that states should be Associations while the national body should be called Federation.

The President of the Nigeria Esports Federation, Mr Agbor Clinton, reaffirmed that the body will continue with its objective of making the game of esports a household name in Nigeria. He said that the change of name is to meet up with global standard, stressing the need for all to embrace change and work for a better Nigerian Esports Federation.
Officials of Nigeria Esports Federation at Nasarawa
State University to dopt the new name of federation

“Let me once again thank the Nasarawa State Chapter of the Nigeria Esports Federation for a successful hosting of the national congress. I must thank the Chairman/Coordinator Mallam Tanko Abdulahi and his  team for the high level of hospitality shown to the Nigeria eSports Federation here in the University of Nasarawa  Keffi, the venue of this congress. As part of our esports education drive, Nasarawa state University will play host to the first ever University esports competition to say a big thank you to the V C, management and entire students of the institution." said the president.

 Also speaking, the Chairman of Competitions and Sponsorship Mr. Kennedy Agbogo said plans are on the way for students competition in PS 3 and 4 as well as car racing in the Nasarawa State University, Keffi campus.

Mr. Kennedy further said that the top three winners will have their school fees paid as winners of the competition, ladies eSports players will also be given special treatment to encourage women in the game of eSports.

The Nigeria Esports Federation has mapped out special programmes to give the women opportunities to embrace esports in Nigeria as to be key players in the industries.

Adeline Shuri Abuja

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