Rainstorm: Govt won’t delay renovating damaged sports council facilities – Commissioner

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Ondo State, Mr Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye has said government will move swiftly to renovate the administrative section and pavilion destroyed by rainstorm at the state’s sports council.

Rainstorm caused by a heavy downpour on Wednesday had destroyed the administrative section housing the account department and pavilion at the sports council.

Yusuf-Ogunleye in a chat with newsmen, said government won’t waste time in renovating the damaged roof of the administrative section and pavilion meant for spectators at the Ondo State Sports complex in Akure.

He said: “I’m here to assess the situation. The General Manager called and hinted me this morning about the rainstorm as a result of heavy rainfall”.

“This is a serious matter, nevertheless, government will not shy away from its responsibility and that is why I’m here now to assess the situation.”

“I will immediately brief the Governor about the situation, I can assure you that we are going to move swiftly in repairing the damaged section of the council.”

“The rainstorm affected nearly all the structure, you can see the main hall. The administrative section that houses the account department, even the pavilion where spectators sit to watch match was not spared.

“League is still ongoing, and we have home matches here , we are up to the task, the place will be given face-lift without delay”, he assured.

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