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Dangote to fix Abuja National Stadium

"Already we have gotten Dangote, I can say that he has agreed to bring back the Abuja football pitch, the light and scoreboard."


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Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has come to the rescue of the dilapidated Abuja national stadium.

The minister of youths and sports development, Mr Sunday Dare made the revealed the revelation that Dangote is set to renovate the Main Bowl of the stadium which has been named after the late politician, MKO Abiola.

Dare said the renovation would include just the football pitch, light and scoreboard at the stadium.

According to him, work would begin in the next two weeks.

"Yes, Abuja is coming back up," he said.

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"Already we have gotten Dangote, I can say that he has agreed to bring back the Abuja football pitch, the light and scoreboard. Work will start in another week or two weeks.

"And we will use the same model, we will adopt the pitch model for several of our stadia. At least, 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 any FIFA soccer tournaments."

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