Edo State Governor, Governor Godwin Obaseki has called on the Nigerian Youths urging them not to despair or loose hope in Nigeria following the current challenges the Nation is facing .
At an event in Benin at the just-concluded National Sports Festival, Obaseki said:
“This event was significant at this time in the history of Nigeria as we need to give our youths hope with events like the sports festival to unify the nation at this trying times.
“Don’t despair, don’t be discouraged or disturbed following the challenges we are facing as a nation but just have hope, do your bit to keep Nigeria one. That is the spirit behind the sports festival.
Commending Team Edo and their coaches, he added:
“Our athletes did well. They were not caught with drugs or caught doping. They did their best and won their medals without being involved in drugs. Our youths were well behaved throughout the competition”.
“The spirit of the national Sports Festival was born in this city after the Civil war as our leaders thought it wise to use the game to unite the nation”.