Dare the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday has said the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will not be postponed amidst speculations that the event might be put on hold due to coronavirous spread.
According to him “The 2020 Edo National Sports Festival is on track, the Games will go on as scheduled. There is nothing to be worried about.
He has directed the setting up of an isolation centre to take care of any case of the virus. The Director of Sports Medicine is working closely with the Edo State Government to ensure a hitch-free festival. We have no doubt that everything will work well.
He insisted the that the rumour about postponing the festival is unfounded and emanating from mischievous people whose wish won’t come to pass. We are on top of the situation and we are going to have a very successful festival.