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FG Postpones National Sports Festival Over Coronavirus Fears

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “Edo 2020” as a precautionary move against coronavirus  (COVID-19) spread.

The postponement of the NSF was confirmed by the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare on his official twitter handle on Tuesday.

The 20th edition of the NSF was earlier scheduled to take centre stage from 22nd March to 1st April 2020 in Benin city, capital of Edo state.

The federal government through the ministry of youth and sports development and the Edo state government are expected to announce a new date for the game soon.

Details later.

 

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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