It is the dream of every student to graduate and be counted in the the number of alumni, doing great things and making their Alma mater proud. This is the case as we see with these crop of professionals who graduated from the University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) many years ago.
The Unimaid Alumni Bayelsa State chapter yesterday played a novelty basketball match with their counterparts of University of Porthacourt at the Bayelsa State Sports Complex.
Stephen Hemba, an enthusiast as well as an alumnus of the prestigious University of Maiduguri told UNIMAIGIST that the friendly match was played in as part of preparations towards the Unimaid end of year party holding today af Monalisa Hotel Yenagoa Bayelsa State.
Hemba said that although the match ended in a draw but it was entertaining and fun-filled. According to him, “I never knew Unimaid can produce such talent.”
“At the end of the game one of the famous members of the Unimaid team who served as the team Doctor, Prof. Isa Ibrahim commented that Unimaid could have won the match but it seems the opponents had support from the gods.”
The Unimport side were victorious in the first half of the game while the giants who were made in Unimaid took their share of the spoil during the last half in which they dominated, causing the game to end on a level ground.