The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare has expressed satisfaction with what he described as the word class facilities acquired for the National Sport Festival in Edo State.
The Minister, who stated this during a visit to Edo state ahead of the event, said the renovation of Samuel Ogbemudia stadium and facilities acquired had raised the bar for sports development for other states.
He expressed the hope that the athletes would set new personal and world records at the festival.
“I am satisfied with what I have seen here today and most of our athletes will be ready to compete here and set new personal and world records”.
On his part, the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki said the state was ready to host a world class event with the facilities put in place.
“Every sport listed in the festival has world-class facilities to cater for it. The facilities match whatever you have across the globe. We are ready. Accommodation is ready.” he said.