The Officials of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development embarked on General Facility Inspection in both package A and B of the National Stadium in Abuja, venue of the  22nd Edition of the National Sports Festival.

The last time the National Festival was held in Nigeria was Lagos 2012. The Ministry included Cricket in this year’s edition after been excluded from the earlier proposed Cross River State.

Attending the inspection on behalf of the Federation was the Secretary General Mr Oriss Taiwo who led the delegates from the Ministry  on the facility inspection tour around the 3 possible pitches available for Cricket.