Ogbemudia stadium: Edo government happy with reconstruction work

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Edo Government has expressed satisfaction on the level of work done on the reconstruction of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin with optimism that it would be completed on schedule.

The Deputy Governor of the state , Philip Shaibu, stated this shortly after inspecting the stadium.

He said that the target of the state government for the stadium was for it to have a world class status, FIFA and Olympic standards.

Shaibu explained that the target of the administration for sports development was also to upgrade all sporting infrastructure in order to attract private sector participation and improve the economy of the state.

In his remarks, Abel Olanrewaju, the Engineer supervising the work, said Peculiar Ultimate Consult, the company handling the project would complete the job by January 2019.

Olanrewajualso promised that the company would deliver a 15,000 capacity stadium with natural football pitch, standard  drains and expanded 8-track lane with 50 years warranty to meet Olympic standard.