The Honourable Minister for Youth and Sports,Isaac Kwame Asiamah (MP) has paid a surprise visit to the Baba Yara Sports Stadium over the weekend to ascertain the progress of works at the stadium.

The MOYS Minister who has made Maintenance culture as one of his priorities and also promised to ensure that the renovation was to be completed on scheduled stated that he would continue to embark on such surprise visits of all sports centres being constructed across the nation including those being renovated.

Speaking to a few selected media personnel present due to the adherence of the social distancing protocol, he assured that the stadium would be given an everlasting facelift as it happened elsewhere.

The Minister called on the contractor to do well and complete the project on time and also advised the workers to adhere to the Ghana Health Service protocols especially the social distancing to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The refurbishment works would see the stadium’s damaged seats replaced, tartan track reconstructed, regrassing of the pitch and other interior works.

The Minister together with his team in some weeks ago also cut the sod for the renovation works to begin at the Essipong Sports Stadium in Sekondi Takoradi.

By Clement Osei Aboagye

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