The Lekan Salami Stadium Complex fees above N5bn for the reason that other facilities will be designed apart from the water-logged, roof-leaking primary bowl.
Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Main Push Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, produced this acknowledged in a statement on Thursday.
Other amenities envisioned to be in the stadium are the gymnasium and indoor athletics corridor, a tennis courtroom as effectively as the luxurious residences.
The PUNCH reports that all through the unveiling of the job, the pitch was water-logged, and the roof leaked.
When the recreation towards the Slovenian club was on, there was a downpour, which brought on the newly refurbished pitch to be water-logged.
Video clips also surfaced on-line of component of the stadium’s roof leaking when the match was on.
The governor’s aide alleged that some misguided opposition components wished to rubbish the stadium task.
He defined that declare that only the stadium expense N5 billion was untrue and mischievous.
He maintained that the volume staying touted was for the value of repairing the overall athletics elaborate, which is in phases.
Adisa explained, “Some critics have tried to blow the price of correcting the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba out of proportion, specifically in view of the drinking water that logged on sections of the pitch because of to hefty rain.
“Let it be put on record that the principal bowl of the stadium was only the very first section of the whole project which will come in phases. There is the major bowl, the gymnasium, and indoor sporting activities corridor for a assortment of sporting functions, a globe-class Tennis court docket as very well as luxurious apartments which will be specified out on an yearly membership.
“Besides, the pitch as witnessed on Wednesday is a do the job in development, because the contractor has not handed more than the task to the condition govt.”