Pius Enam Hadzide, deputy Youth and Sports Minister has indicated that the government is committed to completing the University of Ghana stadium as promised.
The Minister who said a whooping GH₵10m has been assigned to complete the 30,000 capacity stadium which was started in 2004 by CONSAR Limited under the erstwhile administration.
University of Ghana Stadium
In an interview with Joy Sports, the deputy Minister who is looking forward of completing the project by mid 2018 said; “As I speak to you now, a lot of equipment have been locked in the stores for over 8 years and so his Excellency the president, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo promised he was not going to continue with this wastage; where governments abandon projects that were started by other governments”.
“We are committed to continuing work on the University of Ghana stadium and completing it”, he added .
“We have gone on site, inspected the extent of work and have asked the AESL to access what needs to be done”, he indicated.
“They have submitted their reports and we have taken the steps to raise an initial GH₵10m so that we can proceed with work on the University stadium”, he concluded.
The University of Ghana stadium if completed could be one of the host venues for the African Women’s Championship in 2018.