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Okowa Inspects Keshi Stadium Project, Puts Pressure On Contractors For Early Completion


The Oasis Reporters

May 3, 2018

Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, under construction.
By Aloysius Okerieke, Warri

Pressure would continue to be put on contractors handling the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba to hasten work up,
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has said, even as he added that he would be back to inspect the project again before May 29th this year.

The Governor stated this during an unscheduled inspection tour of the facility shortly after the May Day rally.
The site Engineer of the construction firm handling the project, Mr Louis Masowe guided the governor as he inspected the Nine lane tracks said to be the first of its kind in the country .

The football pitch is fully grassed and
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa accepted the suggestion that plastic goal posts are infinitely better than the steel fabricated ones which have been in use for ages, and the plastic ones are being imported to safeguard footballers especially goalkeepers from injury in case of any accidental crashing against them at play.

The governor also gave attention to ongoing roofing and earth works preparatory to concrete casting around the swimming pool amongst others .

Speaking to newsmen, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said he was confident that the project would be completed on schedule ahead of the African Athletics Championship slated for August this year.

Accompanying the governor during the inspection tour,were a cross section of top government officials.


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