By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will on Monday, November 9, 2020 reopen the Velodrome, tennis courts, practice pitches and practice tracks of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja from 7.00am to 5.00pm daily.
The Stadium was closed as part of COVID-19 Prevention Protocols to stem the spread of coronavirus. Other facilities to be reopened are the handball, volleyball and basketball outdoors and indoors courts as well as the Gymnasium Hall.
The ministry will also reopen some facilities at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. These are the indoors sports hall, hockey pitch, tennis courts, swimming pool, astro (legacy) pitch, squash court, para lifting gymnasium and Ayonote Boxing Gymnasium. They will all open from 7.00am to 5.00pm.
The main bowls of both stadia, which are undergoing rehabilitation, remain closed to the public according to a release signed by Director of facilities, Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports Development.