According to information made available to the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria-SWAN Ekiti state chapter, the torch of unity will arrive the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium by 10 o’clock this morning.
The governor of the state Dr Kayode Fayemi is expected to recieve it in the presence of dignitaries within and beyond the state.
Due to covid-19 protocols, limited number of sports stakeholders will be allowed to grace the occasion including athletes, coaches, administrators journalists and a few others.
The torch of unity which symbolizes the bond that unites all sportsmen and women despite sharing similar aspiration to win will depart Ekiti state shortly after the programs lined up as it will head straight to Edo state where the National Sports Festival begins officially today .
Participating states contingents are expected arrive Edo state between today and tomorrow while Covid19 protocols and tests will be carried out ahead of the official commencement of the games on Tuesday April 6.