The National Sports Festival Torch arrived Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital and was received at the Alfred Diete Spiff Civic Center on behalf of the Executive Governor of Rivers, His Excellency, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CFR, GSSRS, POS AFRICA by the Commissioner for Sports, Rivers State; Hon. Boma Iyaye who reiterated the importance of Sports as a unifying factor for peaceful co-existence and preach love amongst the comity of states.
Hon. Iyaye also stated that Team Rivers would compete to sustain their ranking at the Edo 2020 festival and thanked the National Sports Commission the Sports Ministry in Abuja for sustaining the Festival.
The Commissioner for Sports was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary, Honour Sirawoo and Directors of the Sports Ministry.