Edo Gov to Refurbish Ogbemudia Stadium Facilities

first_imgAdibe Emenyonu in Benin CityEdo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has indicated the readiness of his administration to refurbish facilities damaged by the last rainstorm at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium. He disclosed this during an inspection tour of the damaged facilities at the stadium in Benin City, the Edo State capital, where he also note revealed that some of such facilities would be overhauled and upgraded.The governor, who was taken round the damaged facilities by the Assistant Director of sports Facilities, Victor Edokpayi, said the inspection became necessary following the damage to some facilities at the stadium to strategise on how the facilities could be fixed.“We are here to inspect the damage done to some facilities. We can see some of the rooftops blown off by the rainstorm. The rooftop of the swimming pool and the gymnasium were totally blown off. The facilities here need total overhauling,” he noted.Governor Obaseki, accompanied by his deputy, Hon. Phillip Shaibu and the SSG, Osarodion Ogie, said his administration would refurbish the facilities in the stadium particularly the swimming pool section and some other damaged sections such as the judo hall and indoor sports complex that were damaged by the rainstorm.He said the facilities in the stadium needed to be improved upon to get more of the younger ones interested and involved in sporting activities.On the duration of the refurbishment, the governor disclosed that a consultant would be invited immediately to carry out an assessment and evaluation of the damage to the facilities, after which the project would take off.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more


first_imgClick on the video above to see the fantastic preview video of Burtonport fighter Joseph Duffy making his highly anticipated return to Cage Warriors at The Helix, Dublin on August 16th. All eyes are on Duffy as he makes his return after a three-year sabbatical away from the sport. Duffy has claimed notable scalps in the form of Norman Parke and Conor McGregor and has an impressive record of 10-1.UFC fight fans are delighted to see Duffy back and are hoping he makes a big impact at The Helix next month.Hundreds of Donegal supporters are expected to make their way to The Helix to support the popular fighter as he makes his long awaited return to the sport.   DDTV: WATCH VIDEO PREVIEW OF DONEGAL FIGHTER SET TO RETURN TO CAGE WARRIORS NEXT MONTH was last modified: July 25th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cage WarriorsDDTVJoseph DuffynewsSportUFClast_img read more