Owerri — Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday explained that government has embarked on the renovation work on the Dan Anyiam stadium to upgrade the sports facility to be the best of stadium in the country.
Okorocha made this disclosure while briefing newsmen after inspecting the ongoing renovation work at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.
He assured the members of Heartland Football Club of government determination to ensure they are in the best spirit to prosecute the forthcoming CAF Confederation Cup.
Okorocha while expressing confidence that the team would win the trophy pointed out that the state is showcasing a wonderful team that will make them proud again.
He assured the players that the state government is making necessary arrangement to pay them their allowances and bonus.
The governor urged them to imbibe the same spirit of sacrifice being exhibited in the past, stressing that it will enable them to excel in their future engagements.
In his remark, commissioner for youth and sports Comrade Kenneth Emelu assured the Governor and the people of Imo State that Heartland will perform wonders in the league and the Confederation Cup.