The inspection of the country’s sports infrastructure continued with another visit to the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah was accompanied by the Ashanti Regional Minister Hon. Simon Osei Mensah and other officials. The Regional Director of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Richard Iddrissu briefed the team on the state of the stadium.
After the inspection, the Minister directed the National Sports Authority (NSA) Director to submit a Structural Integrity Test report to the Ministry to identify the areas that need urgent attention.
With works on critical areas at the Accra Sports stadium expected to start in June, the Baba Yara Stadium will equally see significant renovations as the Ministry of Youth and Sports rolls out a comprehensive programme to renovate all the country’s sports infrastructure, aside putting up five new stadia in Bolgatanga, Wa, Sunyani, Koforidua and Ho to make up for the Five (5) Regions that do not have national stadia.