By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The much anticipated 6th Kaduna State Sports Festival being organised to prepare the state ahead of a brilliant outing at the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF), billed for Benin City, the Edo State capital next month, has been shifted ahead by seven days.
The postponement followed a request by Local Government Councils for more time to adequately prepare for participation in the 6th edition of Kaduna State Sports Festival initially scheduled to hold from 24th – 29th February 2020 has been postponed.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports Development, Umar Kabiru Ibrahim, made available on Saturday February 22, 2020.
According to the statement, the Festival will now hold from March 1 to 7, 2020.
According to the new schedule of activities, arrival of Contingents is now billed for March 1, 2020.
Opening Ceremony is slated for March 2, while the closing is slated 7th March.
“All inconveniences are highly regreted,” it added.