Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, made the announcement during the closing ceremony of the festival in Benin on Wednesday.
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Team Delta took their tally to a total of 298 medals, comprising 124 gold, 91 silver and 83 bronze to maintain their lead and mathematically emerge champions of the festival.
In the match, Edo bounced back from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Lagos team 3-2 in the final at the main bowl of the University of Benin Stadium Complex.
Kingsley stunned her competitors on Saturday by coming top in the “snatch” and “clean and jack” events.
Ifiezegbe told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Benin that she would ensure she qualifies for the final of swimming event at the Olympics.
It was a display of the rich culture and traditions of Edo State, adorned with the colour and glamour the state has always been known for.
Obaseki said this in his address at Tuesday’s opening ceremony of the festival, tagged: “Edo 2020.”
The rain, which started around 4:45pm, forced officials of the sporting fiesta to halt some outdoor games, including swimming and tennis.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Edo male team won after defeating Kwara, while their female team won against Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the torch will however only visit the headquarters of the state’s three Senatorial Districts, unlike how it was done previously.
Ebomhiana confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Chairman, Local Organising Committee for the festival, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Benin on Saturday.
Musa Ebomhiana, a Project Manager in the Media and Communication Sub-Committee for the games, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Saturday.
Baba Sheshi, the Director of Sports in the state’s Ministry of Sports Development, gave the figure while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Minna.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the event tagged “Edo 2020” has now been moved to April
The festival, which has suffered series of postponements, is expected to hold from February 14 to 28 in Benin City.