On Tuesday, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo missed the official opening of the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Edo State.
Governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki confirmed the situation in his address at the ‘Edo 2020’ opening ceremony. He said there was a heavy storm around Benin airport that forced his aircraft to make a detour. Osinbajo was to represent President Muhammadu Buhari.
Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports delivered the President’s message.
He said that “The NSF is the biggest sports fiesta in the country, where both professionals and home-based athletes converge to display their prowess”