By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
The earlier postponed National Sports Festival (NSF) Southwest Zonal eliminations has a new date and venue respectively.
According to the release the zonal coordinator Olufemi Ajayi stated that elimination is to hold at the Obafemi Awolowo stadium,Ibadan between 9th and 14th of October,2018.
Mr Ajao attributed the postponement to the plead by the states in the zone in order to give room for active participation and successful eliminations devoid of inequality and favouritism.
He said as major stakeholders coupled with the proper consultations and approval from the headquarters of the ministry of sports in ABUJA,the eliminations has been shifted for a week.
The statement reads in parts”I hereby wish to inform you that the Zonal Elimination has been moved forward by a week thus:-
1: 16th October 2018-Arrivals
2: 17th October 2018-Accreditation and Technical Meetings
3: 18th-20th October 2018-Competitions
4: 21st October 2018-Departures”
The Zonal coordinator however informs the stakeholders that there will not be any changes in the dates any longer.