The Lekan Salami Stadium Complicated fees in excess of N5bn due to the fact other amenities will be designed apart from the water-logged, roof-leaking main bowl.
Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Main Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, made this identified in a statement on Thursday.
Other services anticipated to be in the stadium are the gymnasium and indoor athletics hall, a tennis court docket as very well as the luxury apartments.
The PUNCH reports that all through the unveiling of the undertaking, the pitch was water-logged, and the roof leaked.
Whilst the recreation towards the Slovenian club was on, there was a downpour, which caused the newly refurbished pitch to be water-logged.
Movies also surfaced on the net of part of the stadium’s roof leaking though the video game was on.
The governor’s aide alleged that some misguided opposition aspects preferred to garbage the stadium undertaking.
He explained that claim that only the stadium charge N5 billion was untrue and mischievous.
He preserved that the amount staying touted was for the value of fixing the complete sporting activities sophisticated, which is in phases.
Adisa stated, “Some critics have tried to blow the expense of fixing the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba out of proportion, specifically in check out of the h2o that logged on sections of the pitch owing to heavy rain.
“Let it be positioned on history that the key bowl of the stadium was only the to start with section of the whole job which will come in phases. There is the principal bowl, the gymnasium, and indoor sports corridor for a range of sporting functions, a world-course Tennis courtroom as well as luxury residences which will be presented out on an annual membership.
“Besides, the pitch as seen on Wednesday is a function in progress, because the contractor has not handed above the project to the point out govt.”