Respite may have come the way for the athletes to represent Team FCT during the 2018 National Sports Festivals as it was gathered that the FCT Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Musa Bello has approved the funds for their participation.
As at the time of filing this reports, the amount approved is undisclosed.
A visit to the camp at Old Parade Ground, Area 10, Garki Abuja where the athletes will be camped showed that the gardeners have started clearing bushes and fumigating of the venue in preparation of the team camping exercise tomorrow.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is co-hosting the 2018 National Sports Festival with Federal Capital Territory.
The arrival date for all the states is scheduled for December 6 while they are expected to depart December 16.
This is the first time the National Sports Festival will be holding since 2012 which was hosted by Lagos