By Femi Atolagbe
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has expressed hope that Nigeria will come out stronger from its current challenges.
The Governor, stated this while receiving the Torch of Unity at the Governor’s office in Benin City to mark the commencement of the games.
He added that despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, Edo State decided to host the Festival.
He said hosting the National Sports Festival was a demonstration that life continue, saying this is the time for Nigerians to be more united in order to tackle our challenges together.
“We have hope in our youths, that is why we accepted to bring them here together to display their God giving talent.
“We promise to keep the torch alive and pass it to the next generation,” he said.