The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has indicated the readiness of the state to host the 22nd Edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in 2024.
In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, Abiodun gave this indication on Friday when he played host to the 22nd NSF Evaluation Committee, in his office, Njenje Media News reports.
Gov Abiodun expressed his conviction that no other state can defeat Ogun in its plans to host the festival after almost 16 years it hosted it.
Abiodun, while noting that Ogun is one of the most peaceful states in the country, urged the committee to make security, peaceful atmosphere and the well being of the athletes the most important considerations above others.
The Governor said; “Our state is the Gateway State and I do not think that any other state can compete and defeat us in the bidding for this National Sports Festival.
“I assure you that we will be ready to host this Sports Festival. I want to thank the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare. And I have told him, we are hosting“
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