As Delta State prepares to host the 2018 Confederation of Africa Athletics [CAA] Senior African Athletic Competition in Asaba in August, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has assured that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, venue of the championship would be ready in July.
The governor who spoke during an inspection of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba expressed satisfaction with the pace and level of work at the stadium stating ” there is an appreciable increase in the pace of work at the site, a lot of coordinated work is going on as you can see. I will visit again next week, and I hope we will be talking about the finishing touches by then, I believe the stadium will be ready by the first week of July”
Senator Okowa speaking on the forthcoming 2018 Federation International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia, which kicks off on Thursday, June 14th, 2018, charged Nigerians to pray for the success of the National Team, the Super Eagles as they participate.
Senator Okowa explained that the utilization of the stadium will announce itself to the outside world and attract a lot of international sporting activities adding that the state was grooming young athletes in local sporting activities and they will utilize the equipment in the stadium.