Minister of youth and sports Development Sunday Dare has endorsed Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium ready for the next edition of National Sports Festival that is bid to kickoff 20th March, 2020 in Benin City, Edo State
The Minister spoke to the press during his visit to the Samuel Ogbemudia Sports Complex in Benin over the weekend saying he was impressed with the progress of the work on the stadium and it indicated consistency .
He commended the commitment of the governor and deputy governor towards ensuring that the project was completed in record time and declared that the stadium was about 90 percent ready for the festival.
The governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki also reassured that the stadium will be completely ready by first week of March.
The last edition of National Sports Festival took place in Abuja, where Delta State emerged as the overall winner.