The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has said its not aware of plans by the Edo State government to cancel the 20th National Sports Festival.
The ministry further clarified that the ‘Nigeria Olympics’ will go as planned with competitions going on as scheduled.
It will be recalled that the Edo government had threatened to end the event abruptly over the failure of the Federal Government to release funds.
They took the decision at the end of a meeting of the Local Organising Committee of the Sports Festival last night.
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