The state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, said this on Friday while reacting to speculations in some quarters that the state contingent might not be going for the event.
Dosara said that the state government had made all necessary arrangements to participate in the festival.
According to him, the state government has procured sports items and equipment for the festival worth millions of naira.
“The money for the logistics of the athletes and other officials of the state Directorate of Sports Development to participate in the event had been earmarked.
“As I am speaking to you now, our athletes may leave the state to Edo any moment from today,” the commissioner said.