2020 NSF: Youths and Sports Ministry picks March 20 to April 6 dates


The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports on Wednesday said it has fixed March 20 to April 6 in 2020 for the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) scheduled for Benin.

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, who announced the dates said the festival’s opening ceremony would hold on March 22.

“The closing ceremony is fixed for April 2,’’ Dalung, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Olusade Adesola, said during the extraordinary meeting of the National
Council on Sports (NCS) in Benin.

He thanked Gov. Godwin Obaseki for taking steps to ensure that facilities were upgraded and renovated ahead of the festival.

The minister said he was pleased with the report he got from the Directors of Sports’ Forum, whose members were on tour of sports facilities in Benin.

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