​Nigeria’s Sports Festival opens in Benin

PictureNigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo

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All is set for the opening ceremony of the National Sports Festival (NSF) as Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo will declare the event open on behalf of the President, Mohammadu Buhari in Benin on Tuesday.
Osibanjo is billed to pay a courtesy call on the Oba of Benin before proceeding to the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium for the biggest sporting event in Nigeria.
The minister of sports, Sunday Dare will address the athletes while the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki will formally receive the contingents.
Some events have kicked off in earnest with Team Delta the early pacesetters with 12 gold medals in swimming, cycling, judo and Taekwando.
Team Rivers is participating in 29 events with a solid contingents of  434 athletes in this edition and hope to climb up the table when hostilities commence on Wednesday in the area comparative advantage like Basketball and chess.

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