Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has given approval for all public and private schools in the state to proceed on vacation, April 1st, 2021.
This is coming after the governor has accepted to host the National Sport Festival from 2nd to 14th April, 2021.
According to media reports, the biannual sport event has been hit with a series of postponements in the past months until the 20th edition was finally fixed to kick off on April 2, 2021.
According to update from the Ministry of Sports, the Games Village will be opened from April 2 for the state contingents’ arrival before the opening ceremony on Sunday, April 4.
The details of the event as obtained by this blog are;
I) Opening of the Games Village- April 2-3, 2021
II) Opening Ceremony – April 4, 2021
III) Closing Ceremony -April 14, 2021
IV) Closing of Games Village: April 15, 2021
The Nigerian National Sports Festival is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the 36 States of Nigeria.