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Unveiling the mascot

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, unveils the Mascot, five(5) Ambassadors and theme song for 2020 National Sports Festival. The governor said, “Sports is native to us. We are renewing that nativity”. The Chairman, Media and Publicity sub-committee of the LOC, Mr Tony Akiotu, said the use of Mascot during sports promotes the spirit of sportsmanship, hard work, and hope. The figure of the mascot, a Leopard, named 'Etin' means strength in Edo Language, played a significant role in the history and culture of the Benin Kingdom.

Official unveiling event of the Mascot
L-R: Head of Service Edo State, Minister for Youths and Sports, H.E Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Deputy Governor Edo State, S.S.G Edo State.
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