President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival, NSF, expected to begin next Sunday in Edo state to a future date. 

According to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, the postponement was a precautionary move against the spread of COVID-19.

Dare noted that a meeting among stakeholders on COVID-19 vis-a-vis the Sports Festival was earlier held at the Ministry of Health towards making a decision on the postponement.

He added that President Buhari approved the postponement to a future date after receiving a briefing on the outcome of the meeting.

Olaolu Fawole


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