Lagos State Commission for Youth and Social development, Olusegun Dawodu, has declared that the Onikan Stadium, which is being rebuilt by the state government, is 90 per cent ready.
Dawodu said the government’s inspection of the stadium, which is being reconstructed to improve the standard of sports facilities in Lagos, would soon host major sporting activities.
He added that the refurbishment of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, which is also on-going, would be completed according to schedule.
The commissioner revealed that plans were also on to upgrade the Rowe park Sports Centre Yaba, adding, “The Mobolaji Johnson Stadium (Onikan Stadium) will be completed by the end of February and contractors will hand over the site to us.
(Text, courtesy of The Guardian)