By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – No fewer than eleven thousand athletes and officials are set to participate in the forthcoming National Sports Festival billed for Edo 2020.
The Secretary of Publicity and Communication Sub-Committee Mr. Ebomhiana Musa, disclosed during a telephone interview with Chairman of SWAN, Kaduna State Chapter, Comrade Jacob Zango, on Saturday.
Speaking during the telephone chat, Musa lauded Edo Government for its commitment to host athletes across the country during the festival.
He assured all the participants of adequate security before, during and after the festival, saying that Edo State is peaceful.
“Edo is peaceful. Governor Obaseki’s commitment to protection of lives and property is commendable. The Edo people are peace loving people, who will never compromised peace for anything”, he said.
According to him, the state is planning to host the best Sports Festival ever in the history of the games.
“It is on this account, that the State Government had assembled the most-competent human capital in the various committees that have been charged with the responsibility of organizing the National Sports Festival,” he concluded.