Buhari approves postponement of National Sports Festival to contain coronavirus
President Buhari with Minister of Sports Sunday Dare and Minister of State Health Adeleke Mamora as he receives briefing and approves Postponement of the National Sports Festival as a precautionary move against COVID19 in State House on 17th Mar 2020| Photo by Bayo Omoboriowo

By David Royal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received a briefing and approved Postponement of the National Sports Festival as a precautionary move against COVID-19.

This was disclosed by Nigeria’s sports minister, Mr Sunday Dare on his twitter account on Tuesday.

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He tweeted ” Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on COVID 19, Mr President approved the immediate postponement of Edo Sports festival to a future date

“President Mohammadu Buhari approves the postponement of the National Sports Festival Edo 2020 as a precautionary move against COVID-19 spread”.

Sunday Dare with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday during the briefing in state housing

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