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Sunday Dare, miminister of youth and sports
The organisers of the 2020 National Sports Festival will meet with the government and stakeholders to discuss the way forward for the event. The minister of youths and sports, Mr. Sunday Dare made the disclosure shortly after he received reports from the 11-man committee of the 2020 national sports Festival in his office on Thursday.
The Minister assured that he will get the Government and other stakeholders to round table in order to discuss on when the games will commence.
Said he: “We’ll not shy away from making decisions based on the reality on the ground. This is a milestone to determine when to start sporting activities, but we would not jeopardise the health and wellbeing of our sportsmen and women.
“We shall study your report, sit down with relevant agencies of government to examine the recommendations there-in. The Ministry is properly guided by the Covid-19 protocol”.