Edo State Government on Thursday afternoon made good its threat, as it shut down the office of the Main Organising Committee (MOC), of the ongoing National Sports Festival, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, in Benin City.
Determined to enforce strict compliance with the state’s COVID-19 safety protocol, the Edo State Government has deployed a batch of 200 constabulary police officers to the three metropolitan local government areas in the state.
Ahead of the 2021 AFCON qualifier game against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu on Tuesday evening trained with Nigeria's senior national team, the Super Eagles.
Edo deputy governor Philip Shaibu on Thursday in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area, expressed joy over the large turn out of supporters at campaign rallies, and described the development as “thrilling”.
The Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has called on players of Bendel Insurance Football Club to step up performance in their three remaining league games to finish top of the Nigeria National League (NNL).