The Ministry of Sport and Youth Development has said it is unaware of alleged threats by the Edo State Government to abruptly end the ongoing National Sports Festival over funding.
Reports had claimed the government would end the festival after the Federal Government refused to support it financially in the ongoing event.
However, in a statement on Thursday by Ramon Balogun, Assistant Director Press of the ministry, the ministry denied any knowledge of such development.
Read full statement here:
Statement from the Ministry of Sports pic.twitter.com/pK8JePSqEO
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