Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has promised to construct four modern stadia in the four emirate councils of the state to boost sports development and unity among youths.
The four stadia will be constructed in the Gwandu, Argungu, Zuru and Yauri emirate councils.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abubakar Muazu, said on Monday in Birnin Kebbi that the promise was made at the Argungu emirate ward football competition.
“The provision of the stadia is part of efforts to improve on the state’s participation in zonal, national and international competitions as well as enhance peaceful coexistence,’’ Muazu said in a statement.
It added that the governor urged groups and organisations to sponsor competitions to encourage the government to implement policies that would improve sports development.