For close to three years, Nyayo Stadium has been closed for the works, but the good news is it may reopen in two weeks’ time for sports.- By Enock Mukoma.
The 60,000 plus seater stadium is the largest in the country. Sports Principal Secretary Joe Okudo pledged that the stadium will be ready for handover end of this month.
“Kenya is an important nation in sporting activities, particularly athletics and we can’t do it without the sports facilities. We hope to have a national sporting competition in Eldoret soon,” Amina said.
The sports CS had also earlier on visited Kisumu sports ground promising to deliver a state of the art sporting facility at Kisumu sports ground.
The ministry is also engaging Nairobi city county over stalled city stadium, sports ps Joe Okudo while on a tour of Nyayo stadium.
“We have discussed its takeover with the County because it is a County facility. We will send a team there to take a brief on the requirements, and from there we will start plans to ensure we make it to the standards like we see Nyayo National Stadium,” SK Muli, the Chief Architect in the Ministry of Public said to the media.
“There are no sports now but we want that by the time we are back, we can provide the infrastructure needed and we can spread sports all over the country and not just in Nairobi,” stated the PS.