The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has received the Comprehensive Audit Report of the tenanted facilities at the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos.
Recall that the 13-man Ministerial Taskforce Committee inaugurated by the sports minister, Sunday Dare via a Webinar online conference last month kept to the terms of reference by concluding and submitting their findings to the ministry.
According to a statement signed by the ministry’s director of Press, A.B Lere-Adams, the chairman of the taskforce and permanent secretary of the ministry, Gabriel Aduda alongside other members after thorough and detailed findings submitted the report to the minister in Abuja yesterday.
Dare, while receiving the report commended the commitment and timely delivery of the report, which he said would fully kick start the full implementation of the restructuring of the stadium to a World Class standard that would bring back its earlier glory and pride of place, adding that it would bring joy and satisfaction to all football loving Nigerians and the entire globe.
The minister also commended the political will and committed interest of President Muhammadu Buhari to restore the stadia across the nation in line with FIFA standard for international tournament.