Team Cross River on Thursday was comfortably in the lead on the medals table at the on-going National School Sports Festival with 96 gold, 58 silver and 47 bronze medals.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this is contained in the table released by the Tunde Kazeem-led Technical Committee of the festival, as at Thursday’s 4.30 p.m.
NAN reports that the festival holding in Ilorin had began on Nov. 20.
Team Ondo are a distant second with 31 gold, 43 silver and 52 bronze medals, while Lagos occupied the third position with 27 gold, 31 silver and 47 bronze medals.
Anambra was occupying fourth place with 26 gold, 30 silver and 42 bronze medals, while Team Ogun was fifth, having won 13 gold, 15 silver and 15 bronze medals.
Host Kwara was sixth with 13 gold, 14 silver and 22 bronze medals while Niger occupied seventh position with five gold, nine silver and 16 bronze medals.
Team Imo occupied the eighth position with three gold, seven silver and 13 bronze medals, while Osun stood in the ninth position with three gold, two silver and four bronze medals.
Sokoto, with three gold, one silver and three bronze medals, as well as Kaduna with two gold, nine silver and eight bronze medals, occupy the 10th and 11th positions.
Kano which has two gold, five silver and two bronze medals occupy the 12th position, while Akwa Ibom was in 13th place with two gold, three silver and nine bronze medals.
Oyo has one gold, two silver and three bronze medals to be in 14th place, while Team Rivers has one gold, one silver and two bronze medals for 15th place.
Team Kogi has three silver and five bronze medals while Team Jigawa has two bronze medals to place 16th and 17th respectively .
Team Taraba is 18th on the medals table with only one bronze medal.
The festival is scheduled to come to an end on Saturday, Nov. 30.