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Vice President Impressed By Progress at Nakivubo Stadium

Vice President Edward Sekandi being shown the future appearance of Nakivubo stadium (VPPU PHOTOS)
Vice President Edward Sekandi being shown the future appearance of Nakivubo stadium (VPPU PHOTOS)

The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has asked stakeholders to find ways of ironing out misunderstandings surrounding the ongoing redevelopment of the Nakivubo Stadium in downtown Kampala.

The Vice President appealed that in cases of concerns to be considered or advise to be given on the project, it should be done in good faith so as not to derail the progress of the works.

On going works at Nakivubo stadium

On going works at Nakivubo stadium

Sekandi expressed delight at the quality of work and urged parties that were aggrieved with the project to follow the right channels for redress.

The VP today toured construction works at the Nakivubo Stadium to acquaint himself with the progress of the project.

VP Sekandi arrives at Nakivubo

VP Sekandi arrives at Nakivubo

Accompanied by State Minister for Sports Charles Bakabulindi, Sekandi urged Ugandans to support the project which he said is being funded by Ugandan.

Sekandi welcomed by stadium developer Hamis Kiggundu

Sekandi welcomed by stadium developer Hamis Kiggundu

The stadium development was involved in controversies about the eviction of hundreds of traders working in the Park Yard market.

Sports Minister Charles Bakabulindi however told journalist at the site that the stadium project has passed through all the relevant Government stages and criterion required and urged the public to get the right information if there is anything they require to know.

Hamis Kiggundu addressing press on the project progress

Hamis Kiggundu addressing press on the project progress

The project being undertaken by Roko Construction and according to developer Hamis Kiggudnu, it will cost over 49 million dollars.

He appealed for Government support to enable the project completion on schedule.

The developed stadium is expected to seat up to 35000 people

The developed stadium is expected to seat up to 35000 people

According to Roko Operations Manager Willie Swanepoel, the new stadium expected to be completed by June 2020 will have increased siting capacity of 35,000 from the earlier 5,000 with amenities for various sports, training gyms a health Club also VIP facilities and an underground parking.

The stadium will be surrounded by high end shopping malls

The stadium will be surrounded by high end shopping malls

 

Sekandi was impressed by the work so far

Sekandi was impressed by the work so far

 

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