Adekunle Peter, Benin
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has stated that the state authorities would discover extra centres throughout the state as venues for sporting actions in the course of the 2020 Nationwide Sports activities Pageant that can be hosted by the state.
Obaseki said this on Monday whereas on inspection of re-modelling work on the Authorities Science and Technical School, in Benin Metropolis.
He stated, “I am going to inspect what the school has in its sporting arena. We are hosting the National Sports Festival in 2020 and we need venues for the events, so we want to see if we can rebuild the swimming pool here, the lawn tennis court and even the race tracks.”
In the meantime, our correspondent learnt that high on the agenda of officers on the ongoing extra-ordinary assembly of the Nationwide Council on Sports activities in Benin Metropolis, is the evaluate of the 19th Nationwide Sports activities Pageant hosted by Abuja, standing of seashore volleyball, zonal eliminations for crew sports activities, sports activities for the following competition and medical tips.
It’s the first NCS assembly since Edo State was given the internet hosting rights for the 2020 Nationwide Sports activities Pageant.
Different points anticipated to be mentioned embrace the proposed date for the 20th Nationwide Sports activities Pageant and inspection of services.
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