Obaseki to receive NSF’s torch of unity April 3

 Gov. Godwin Obaseki Edo will on April 3 receive torch unity 20th Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “Edo 2020”, an official said on Monday.

Philip Shaibu, Chairman festival’s Local Organising Committee (LOC), in a statement said torch of unity arrive in same day.

“Thereafter, torch will then be taken on a tour of 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of state.

”It will return to , where the governor is expected to light the festival torch on April 6,” Shaibu, who is also the state’s Deputy Governor, said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a total of 8,000 athletes from the FCT and the 36 of the are expected to participate in the festival.

The festival had suffered a number of postponements, owing to the outbreak of the -19 pandemic, and it will now take place from April 2 to April 14.(NAN)