Delta EXCO Approves 2nd Phase Completion Of Stephen Keshi Stadium In Asaba

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The Delta State Executive Council has approved the award of contract for the completion of the second phase of outstanding works in the Stephen Keshi Stadium, formerly known as Asaba Township Stadium, Asaba.

Briefing the Journalists the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held Tuesday in government house, Asaba, the state Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, said the approval was part of the decisions reached at the State Executive Council meeting, saying that the approval was to ensure that the stadium is ready to host the 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Competition scheduled to hold in August this year.

According to Mr. Ukah, the hosting right of the event, given to the state by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), will not only harness the budding talents that abound in the state, but will further promote grassroot sports development in the state.

The Commissioner for Information also stated that the Executive Council approved the appointment of Obi Julius U. Enueme, as the Agadagba of (Obiava) Adiai Kingdom in Ndokwa West Local Government Area.

Ukah said that the construction of Delta Development and Property Authority (DDPA) Housing Estate Road in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area, was equally approved, adding also that the construction of Efeizomor 11 Road, Owa-Alero in Ika North East local government area, the construction of Main Axial Road in Erowha Community (from Patani end to the river) in Isoko South local government area and the rehabilitation and expansion of Access Road to Uwvie Modern Market, Ugbolokposo, from PTI Road/Alegbo road junction to DSC expressway in Effurun, Uwvie local government area, also got the nod of the state government.

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