Breaking: Ogun wins bid to host 2024 National Sports Festival - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Saturday, December 10, 2022

Breaking: Ogun wins bid to host 2024 National Sports Festival

By Oladunni Adeniyi

Ogun State will host the 22nd edition of the National Sports Festival in 2024, Sunday Dare the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, said on Saturday, in Delta

Dare, who announced this during the closing ceremony of the 21st NSF at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, said Ogun State was chosen after a careful assessment of its bid, said Ogun beat Oyo, Ondo and Cross River States in winning the competition’s hosting right.

He said: “Ogun was chosen after it has clearly show that it understands what is needed and required of it in hosting the festival.

“The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development will continue to retain its role of technical partners to the festival.”

Accepting the hosting right on behalf of Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun, the State Commissioners for Youth and Sports, Dr. Kehinde Dare said his state would be ready and accepted the challenge.

“We accept this challenge and will be ready to host the whole of Nigeria as expected in Ogun in 2024,” he said.

He added that Ogun state has all the facilities required to host the festival to the satisfaction of all.

It would be recalled that Ogun state hosted the event in 2006.

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