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Sports ministry to spend N798.75m on Abuja stadium

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has proposed to spend a total of N798.75m on various projects at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja in 2021.

This contains part of the 2021 budget which was presented by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.), to a joint section of the National Assembly in October.

The breakdown of the sports ministry budget for the 2021 fiscal year which was gathered by our correspondent showed that there are seven different projects to be carried out at the Abuja stadium.

While four of the projects were listed as ongoing projects, three others were listed in the 2021 budget as new projects.

 

The ongoing projects are rehabilitation of street lights, panels and electrical works at package A and B of the stadium which would cost N60m, construction of National Stadium Medicine and High Performance Centre with N300.75m budgeted and reconstruction of second training pitch which is expected to gulp N90m.

 

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