National Sports Festival suspended over fear of coronavirus

Posted by News Express | 17 March 2020 | 1,495 times

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•Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate postponement of the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020.

The Minister of Youths, Sports and Development, Sunday Dare made the announcement on his Twitter handle after meeting with President Buhari and the Minister of State for Health Adeleke Mamora.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Sports Minister Sunday Dare and Minister of State for Health Adeleke Mamora

He said, “Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on COVID 19, Mr. President approved the immediate postponement of Edo Sports festival to a future date.

“Following the briefing from myself and Health Minister.

“President Mohammadu Buhari approves the postponement of the National Sports Festival Edo 2020 as a precautionary move against COVID-19 spread. (Text, excluding headline, courtesy of Channels TV)


Source: News Express

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