Federal Minister of Youth and Sports Development Gives Conditions On How National Sports Festival Would Hold

Federal Minister of youth and sports development Sunday Dare


Federal Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has given conditions on how the National Sports Festival, NSF tagged Edo 2020 would hold.

The festival, which is expected to hold between November and December this year, would hold in batches, Sports minister told journalists in Abuja.

The Game was initially planned to commence in March this year but was forced to be rescheduled because of the covid-19 pandemic which led to the shutting down of all sporting activities in the country for several months

Though there is no fixed date yet, but the National Council on Sports is expected to converge next week in Lagos state to deliberate and fix a proper date within November for the commencement of the biannual sports fiesta.

And to ensure adherence to Covid-19 safety guidelines as stipulated by the Presidential Task Force, the Organizers have concluded plans for the Games to hold in two batches. The first batch is expected to conclude and go back to their base before the next batch commences.

the NSF was postponed indefinitely in March following the outbreak of covid-19 in the country.

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