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Sports min­istry to spend N20m on web­site up­grade

- By Olu­sola ‘Jide @jide_o­lu­sola Nigeria News · Ministry of Youth and Sports · Muhammadu Buhari · National Assembly of South Korea · Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola · Abuja · Nigeria · Imo State · Imo State · Obafemi Awolowo · Ibadan

The Fed­eral Min­istry of Youth and Sports De­vel­op­ment has bud­geted to spend N20m on the up­grade of the min­istry’s web­site, www. youthand­sport.gov.ng.

This is part of the N181, 104,352,485 bud­get of the min­istry as sub­mit­ted by Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari to the Na­tional Assem­bly on Oc­to­ber 8, 2020.

It will be re­called that Buhari had pre­sented a N13.08 tril­lion with a crude oil bench­mark price of $40 per bar­rel and daily oil pro­duc­tion es­ti­mate of 1.86 mil­lion bar­rels (in­clu­sive of con­den­sates of 300,000 to 400,000 bar­rels per day).

The min­istry has plans to spend N23m on wire­less net­work, N60m for the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of street­light, pan­els and elec­tri­cal works, N90m for the re­con­struc­tion of 2nd train­ing pitches at the MKO Abi­ola Na­tional Sta­dium, Abuja

In the same vein, the min­istry plans to spend N50m on re­place­ment of van­dal­ized ca­bles and con­nec­tion to na­tional grid, N60m for the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of in­doors sports hall, N50m for the re­place­ment of blown off Main Bowl roof; N10m for the re­place­ment of blown off roof por­tion of in­door sports hall as well as N30m for the re­gress­ing of the Main Bowl pitch of the Obafemi Awolowo sta­dium, Ibadan

The min­istry has also bud­geted to spend N65m for the sports hall of fame foun­da­tion of Nige­ria as well as N357m for the com­ple­tion of 6 mini sports cen­ters na­tion­wide.

Also, the min­istry bud­gets to spend N50m on the sup­ply of sport­ing kits and equip­ment to se­lected schools in Olam­aboro, Kogi while N40m will be spent on the same project in se­lected sec­ondary schools in Imo State.

The min­istry also plans to spend N17m for the pur­chase of law books/eli­brary/case files, N5m for the pur­chase of staff iden­tity card ma­chines.

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