OGSG To Renovate Stadia To Boost Sport Development

In its determination to reposition and develop young talents in sports, Ogun State government has initiated plans to renovate, as well as build new sporting facilities in Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta and Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode.

Conducting the Management Staff of Aron Construction Company, who were on the spot assessment of the two facilities, the State Commissioner for Youth and Sport, Dr. Oluwadare Kehinde, expressed optimism that the reconstruction would boost sports in the State and attract international sporting events.

The renovation, he said would involve reconstruction of training pitches for footballers, Olympic Standard Swimming pools, Multi-purpose halls for indoor events, and coverage of the main bowl of the two Stadia, noting that this would also increase youth participation in sporting activities, as well as reduce social vices.

The Managing Director, Aron Construction Company, Engr. Adeola Adenuga appreciated the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his foresight and immense passion for sporting activities in the State.