Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Postponed For A 3rd Time

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The 20th National Sports Festival set to be hosted by Edo State has been postponed again making it the 3rd time it has been postponed in the last 12-months, and now it has been shifted from January to February 14-28, 2021.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Gabriel Aduda said the postponement was approved by the National Council on Sports (NCS) under the leadership of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare. Edo 2020 National Sports FestivalRecall that the National Sports Festival had previously been postponed from December 3 – 18, to January 3 – 17, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, making the new dates the third time the fiesta would be postponed.Sunday DareThe Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare had said the postponement was because of the need to ensure better precautionary measures were taken against COVID-19, bearing in mind the expected influx of holidaymakers during the festive period.Photo Credit: Getty

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