Athletes and officials that will represent Ekiti state at the National Sports festival have arrived Benin City, Edo state.
The Ekiti contingent comprising 88 athletes who will be contesting in 18 sports left in batches as the first batch departed around 8 o’clock in the morning on Saturday and arrived Edo state around 2pm while the second batch of athletes from Ekiti state left around 3 pm.
In the face of current security challenge across the country , the state government dispatched security operatives to accompany the Ekiti contingent to Edo state.
On arrival in Edo state, the Ekiti state athletes and officials went through another Covid19 tests and were not given access to the venue of the games until the tests came out negative.
As more athletes are expected to arrive Edo state tomorrow, all participants at the games from all participating states are also to go through similar tests and process.
The games of the NSF will begin officially on Tuesday.
Team Ekiti NSF