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SPORTS MINISTRY AND EDO STATE TO SIGN MOU ON 20th NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

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The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Edo State Government on Monday the 20th National Sports Festival to be hosted by the state.

The event is slated for the Media Centre of the Abuja National Stadium at 12pm prompt.

Following the award of the hosting rights to Edo State in December 2018, it is required of the state and the Ministry to sign an agreement which will spell out the duties and obligations of both parties and advise on the composition of the Main and Local Organizing Committees.

The ministry’s team will be led by the youth and sports minister, Solomon Dalung while Edo State will be represented by its Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

In another development, a meeting of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency WADA holds at Treasures Suites and Conferences, Shehu Shagari way Abuja on Monday February 4, 2019 at 10am.

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Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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