Edo holds fes­ti­val ahead of 2020 NSF

The Punch - - SPORTS -

The Edo State Gov­er­nor, Mr. God­win Obaseki, on Wed­nes­day lit the Unity Torch for the state’s sports fes­ti­val, with ath­letes drawn from the 18 local gov­ern­ment ar­eas of the state, ahead of the na­tional Sports Fes­ti­val sched­uled to be­gin in March.

The Unity Torch was pre­sented to the gov­er­nor by Vice Chair­man, Team Edo, Mrs. Ane­hita Emeya, at the Gov­ern­ment House in Benin City, on Wed­nes­day.

Af­ter re­ceiv­ing the torch, Obaseki said, “I have the unique plea­sure to light up the Edo 2020 Sports Fes­ti­val Unity Torch.”

The gov­er­nor handed over the torch to the Deputy Gov­er­nor, Phillip Shaibu, who also passed it to the Chair­man, Edo State Sports Com­mis­sion, God­win Dudu-oru­men.

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