Edo state will host the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in 2020. The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, said this on Sunday in Abuja. Dalung who announced this during the closing ceremony of the 19th NSF at the Abuja National Stadium said Edo was chosen after a careful assessment of its bid.
The minister said Edo beat Delta, Imo and Cross River in winning the competition’s hosting right. Accepting the hosting right on behalf of his state, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo said his state will be ready and accepted the challenge.
Obaseki added that his state has all the facilities required to host the festival to the satisfaction of all.