Contrary to insinuations the Edo State contingent to the National Sports Festival is now in Abuja, ready as usual to battle for the top spot with other states as it has always been.
Led by the State’s Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu, the team has promised to once again shock the nation at the sports festival holding in the Federal Capital, Abuja.
Spokesperson to the Hon. Shaibu, Musa Ehohaiwian, declared that provisions for Team Edo to excel at the Sports Festival have been approved by Governor Obaseki and were dutifully carried out by hy his deputy. “ Edo will once again excel despite coming a bit late”, he declared.
Musa said the determination of the Edo team is not only to ensure that the team does well and emerg champions, which they have done several times but to commence immediate preparation to host the next Sports Festival in Benin City.