The long wait by supporters of Enyimba of Aba to
watch the Nigerian Premier League side play at
home will soon be over , according to Governor
Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State .
Governor Ikpeazu gave the assurance while
inspecting reconstruction work at the stadium
located at the heart of Aba, Enyimba City.
The governor , who expressed satisfaction with the
level of work done so far, told newsmen that
“ Abians and Nigerians are desperate to have
Enyimba play at home and we are gearing up to
ensure that we meet their expectations very
He vowed to deliver an international standard facility
to the sports loving people of the state through the
adoption of a holistic project execution approach
that will lead to a total overhaul of the facility from
entry point through the modern Astro turf pitch to
the stands .
Dr . Ikpeazu urged the contractor handling the
project to ensure that good public conveniences are
made available for the popular and VIP stands .
While apologising to Enyimba fans for the delayed
execution of the project due to paucity of funds , he
assured supporters of the club that the project
would be completed early next year .
The contractor, Monimichelle, explained the steps
taken so far in actualizing the project within the
stipulated time frame and noted that the emerging
stadium is structured in such a way that only the
players are allowed to be on the playing pitch as
other areas have been designated for other sporting