Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, will renovate the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, reports Completesports.com.
Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday.
The renovation works according to Dare will begin in two weeks time.
“Yes, Abuja is coming back up,” Dare told reporters in Abuja on Thursday.
“Already we have gotten Dangote, I can say that he has agreed to bring back the Abuja football pitch, the light and score board.
“Work will start in another one week or two weeks.
“And we will use the same model, we will adopt the pitch model for several of our stadia. Atleast, the three other big ones.
“We are looking at between now and March we should have four big stadia, football pitches, FIFA standard.
“And I think if given time, within a year this country should be ready to host virtually any FIFA soccer tournaments.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.