The 2021 National Sports Festival to be hosted by Edo state will now hold from April 2-14, 2021.
The decision was reached after a meeting between the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki at the Government House, Benin.
The festival suffered many postponements from March 2020.
Obaseki, while receiving the sports minister, hailed the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to support Edo state, in hosting the national sports festival.
The Governor also led the Minister on a tour of facilities for the sports festival.
He assured that Edo was ready to host the sports tournament stating the postponement was very challenging for the state.
Dare hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari would declare the games open.