Coronavirus: FG postpones National Sports Festival


The Federal Government has postponed the National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020,’ and scheduled for March 22 to April 1, 2020 to stem the novel Coronavirus.

This followed a consultation meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, and his minister of state for health counterpart, Dr. Olorunnibe Mamora, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Dare in a tweet said: “Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on COVID 19, Mr. President approved the immediate postponement of Edo Sports festival to a future date.”

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