20th NSF: Osinbajo To Declare Open National Sports Festival In Edo Today

source: thedailyleaks
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today, Tuesday, officially open the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF), taking place in Benin City, Edo State. At the opening ceremony, Prof Osinbajo, SAN, will also commission some sporting facilities. The organisers, in the programme of events released on Monday, said, the Vice President will also pay homage to the Oba of Benin before proceeding to Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium for the ceremonial opening. The Main Organising Committee, also disclosed that the two-hour programme starts at 7:00 a.m. with the display of the rich cultural heritage of Edo State, as Nigerian artiste ‘Fire Boy,’ entertains the guests. Governor Godwin Obaseki, who will usher in Vice President Osinbajo to the state, supported by his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, will also speak on Edo State’s readiness for the festival, while the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare is expected to officially welcome athletes to the ceremony.

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