Reptiles, Herdsmen, Weeds Take Over Abuja National Stadium


Minister of Sports, John Enoh is helpless has the MKO Stadium, Abuja has been taken over reptiles, herdsmen and overgrown with weeds.

Starting from the frontage of the Minister’s office the whole place was in a sorry state.

A visitor to the arena during a meeting with the NOC board lamented the state of the environment.
“lt is absurd that the Stadium Minister is operating from here even if funds are not available.

lt will not cost him anything to contract some firms who are specialized in doing this for proper maintenance.
l can believe that the Minister drives in everyday without taken note of this,” he added

He further explained that any Corporate organizations coming to do business with the Ministry will not take the Ministry seriously.

Apart from the total neglect of the environment, the herdsmen shepherd freely unhindered despite several warnings.

Couple with the above mentioned cases is the security lapses in both Packages A and B of the Stadium.

Recently a lot equipment and electrical gadgets such underground cables, air-condition and television sets were carted away.

When our correspondent enquired from the Director of Facilities Mr. Abolore Alanamu about the incident he refused to comment on the matter and only referred us to the Permanent Secretary.

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