The National Stadium of Lagos, together with three other stadiums in Nigeria are set to get revamped.
With the iconic 55 000-capacity venue in Lagos having last hosted a football game in 2001, the Sports Minister Sunday Dare has revealed that the stadium will soon get sparked back to life.
Dare confirmed that the concept is primarily a project that first needs to acquire financial sponsorship and vision from key stakeholders.
“We are going to look at how we can develop a business model around it. We look at concession or public private partnership.”
The minister further confirmed the three other venues of Abuja, Ahmadu Bello, and Awolowo stadiums as part of the collaborative enterprise.
“One of the cardinal focus with be to bring back our stadia particularly, Abuja, Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna, Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Ibadan and the national stadium Lagos.”
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