Team Delta have continued to dominate the medals table, as the team have so far garnered 128 medals comprising of 66 gold, 25 silver and 37 bronze to stay top of the standings.
They are followed closely by Team Rivers who have amassed 80 medals comprising of 25 gold, 27 silver and 28 bronze.
Teams Edo, Kano and Lagos complete the top 5 with a total of 51, 34 and 55 medals respectively.
However, Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara states are yet to win a single medal as the festival enters Day 6.
In total, 183 gold, 181 silver and 277 medals have been won making it a total of 641 medals.
Meanwhile the head coach of the Nigeria Rowing, Canoeing and Sailing Federation Mrs Enfoe Regina has expressed confidence in the future of the sports, as sha says rising talents are being discovered at the ongoing National Sports Festival.
In a chat with Daily Trust at the Jabi boat club, Enfoe opined that the future of the sports is in safe hands.
“The future of canoeing in Nigeria is very bright because through this sports festival we have being able to discover good talents that will represent the country in future competitions. “
“One of our team members who is competing at the African junior championships won bronze medal today”.
According to her “We are going to pick our athletes that will represent us at the All Africans Games from this festival and we are hoping to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic final” he added.
Similarly, Coach Ebeueze Benjamin has lauded the federation for bringing up the Olympic standard lane at the Jabi Lake, adding that the athletes will require more competitions to keep up with their foreign counterparts.