Edo 2020 Sports fiesta, which is billed to end on the 14th of April, will now end today Thursday the 8th of April, the saddened end is as a result of lack of fund, according to the local organizing committee.
The local organizing committee said through it Project Manager, Media and communications, Edo 2020, Ebomhiana Musa, in the statement to journalist IN Benin city the state capital, the LOC regrets to announce that it will end the game abruptly tomorrow, Thursday. April 8th 2021.
The LOC said the federal government has refused to support the effort of the state government as earlier promised.
“Rising from an emergency meeting on Wednesday evening, the LOC says it has to take this hard decision due to lack of funds having expended its reserves to kick-start the games.
“Regrettably, the FG is yet to redeem its pledge to support us as the host state financially for the cost of postponements. So, we are left with no option than to end the games at noon on Thursday”