Presidency Finally Wades Into Edo, Sports Ministry Debacle

The Presidency has weighed into the planned shutdown of the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Benin City, Edo State by committing fully into the Games.

This was made known by the Deputy governor and Chairman, Local Organising Committee (LOC), Philip Shaibu who while interacting with newsmen on Thursday said the festival will not shut down again.

It will be recalled on Wednesday, the Edo State government had threatened to shut down the Festival over the failure of the Federal Government to release funds.

But the Federal Ministry of Sports and the Main Organising Committee (MOC)…


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