The Edo State Government is set to unveil the historic Mascot of the 20th National Sports Festival tagged: “Edo 2020 ” in Benin-city the Edo State capital on Friday the 18th of October, 2019 at the Edo Heritage Hotel and Guest House.
The Main Organising Committee chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr Olusade Adesola confirmed this information through the Chairperson of the Secretariat Subcommittee, Mrs Hauwa Kulu Akinyemi in Abuja.
This event is coming up as part of lined up activities heralding the festival proper which has been slated to take place in March 2020 in Benin-city.
This unveiling is coming on the heels of several Joint Technical Meetings between the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, state Directors of Sports and the Edo state Government who have showed commendable commitment to the successful hosting of the game, this effort is firstly the personal determination and appreciable political will of His Excellency Gov. Noghehase Obaseki popularly called ” Wake and See Governor “.
This shows the impact of his administration amongst the Edo people who truly cherish him.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development commended the government and people of Edo state for their unwaivering support and rare hospitality to this 20th National Sports Festival which they won the hosting right for since the last one held in Abuja in December, 2018.