National Sports Festival: Edo Govt Dissolves All Sub – Committees


Edo Government has dissolved all the Sub-Committees set up for the organisation of the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF), tagged Edo 2020.

The dissolution of the committees was contained in a letter dated December 9, by the Secretary of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the festival, Dr Emmanuel Igbinosa which was made available to newsmen in Benin on Thursday.

The letter hinged the dissolution to the fact that no actual date has been fixed for the festival by the Federal Government.

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In a terse letter dissolving the Sub-Committees, it stated, “I am directed by the Deputy Governor who doubles as the LOC Chairman for the festival, to inform you of the dissolution of all committees with immediate effect.”

It would be recalled that the festival earlier scheduled to hold between March 22 to April 1, suffered several postponement owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Only recently, the government had rescheduled the festival to take place between January 3 to 18, 2021 before it was eventually put off indefinitely last week.

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