The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, has disclosed that the government of Ghana is set to construct an Ultramodern multi-purpose sports stadium in the Oti Region.
He disclosed this during the roundup durbar of the president's 2-day tour in the region.
According to the minister, the Oti Region, since its inception in 2018, has not seen any infrastructural developments in the sports sector.
The Minister in his speech at the durbar on Wednesday, 22nd October 2020 reiterated the need for the construction of the facility in the Oti Region.
"Akufo-Addo's government is poised to develop, reconstruct, and repair all sporting facilities in the country. Ever since he took over the mantle as the president in 2017, our various stadia in the country were in a dilapidated state, Accra Sports Stadium was not working but today the stadium is back to life. The Kumasi sports stadium and Sekondi is also under renovation," he added.
He disclosed that the newly created six regions will also benefit from similar infrastructure projects.
"We have started building multi-purpose youth of sports in excellence centers across all the regions, so the president has also initiated to provide the newly created six regions with the sports centers," he stated.
The sports minister revealed that the construction of the sports center in the region will serve as job opportunities for the youth and also enhance talent development.
"The sports center, when completed, will provide jobs for the youth in Oti Region as well as unearth hidden talents. It would also serve as a training field for our national teams," he stated.
"Our National teams especially the Black Stars will use this sports center for their international matches and others," the sports minister added.
He urged the residents to vote for Nana Akuffo Addo come December 7th in order to continue the developmental projects carried out.