Reaffirming his resolve to restoring infrastructure’s splendour is the sports minister

Sep 1, 2023 | Sports | 0 comments

Sen. John Enoh, Minister of Sports Development, visits the National Stadium Surulere Lagos.
The National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, was examined by Minister of Sports Development Senator John Owan Enoh on Thursday as part of his continuing assessment of important sports facilities.

Senator Enoh began his inspection at the stadium complex, visiting the National Institute of Sports, the boxing complex, the leading sports medical centre, the indoor sports hall, and other facilities.

He checked out the Games Village lodgings, Legacy Pitch, Power House, and sports courts.

John Enoh remarked during the stadium briefing that “this facility established around the 1960s has been put to use operationally, especially during the 2nd All African Games” (1973). It’s been through much.””

“This should not be the icon of our sports in a sporting city,” he said.

The minister said he will do all necessary to restore the facility’sfacility’s prestige in Africa.

I’m delighted the facilities concession process is going well. If that is what it takes to restore this facility’sfacility’s greatness, I support it 100%.””

Enoh commended Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Chief Kessington Adebutu for their sports development efforts. We appreciate their contributions to improving sporting facilities in Nigeria, he remarked.

Chief Adebutu and the Ministry renovated facilities at the National Stadium in Surulere, while Alhaji Dangote worked at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

Enoh stated facility upkeep is vital to avoid previous errors that led to infrastructure decay.

We must be diligent and act swiftly so that our working facilities don’t slip into the same awful condition of humiliation.”

He stressed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would always encourage sports development.

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