The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Edo State government on Monday January 04, 2019 on the 20th National Sports Festival to be hosted by the state.
The event is slated for the Media Centre of the Abuja National Stadium at 12pm prompt.
Following the award of the hosting rights to Edo State in December 2018, it is required of the state and the Ministry to sign an agreement which will spell out the duties and obligations of both parties and advise on the composition of the Main and Local Organizing Committees.
The ministry will be led by the Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung while Edo State will be represented by its Governor Mr Godwin Obaseki.
In another development, a meeting of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency WADA holds at Treasures Suites and Conferences, Shehu Shagari way Abuja on Monday February 4, 2019 at 10am.