Akwa-Ibom State government has announced that it’s international 18,000 capacity stadium is almost ready.
This was announced in a statement by the executive governor of the state, Emmanuel Udom.
Udom in the statement said that the completion of the stadium is part of his promise to the people of the state to provide a world class sports center as to encourage young people at the grassroots to take interest in sports and harness their talents.
He said, “Our new 18,000 capacity sports stadium in Eket is almost ready. This project is so dear to me because I specifically promised our people a world class sports center to encourage more young people at the grassroots to take interest in sports and harness their talents.
“If our youths must match the skills, mental and physical strengths of their contemporaries in other parts of the world, then they shouldn’t be strangers to world class sports facilities.”