League Management Company Chairman Malam Shehu Dikko has disclosed that stadiums that were suggested for renovation are currently experiencing renovation work
Dikko said, “The LMC is excited to report that several of the stadia that were denied approval are already undergoing the necessary renovation/ upgrades to meet the set conditions for recertification/approval as set out by the LMC while some of the affected clubs have confirmed alternative venue chosen from the already approved grounds pending the conclusion of works on their home ground.
“A report compiled by LMC Compliance shows that the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, home to Rangers International is currently undergoing renovation/upgrade of the pitch and other infrastructure while arrangement is said to have been concluded to install a new pitch by first quarter of 2021.
“The report also noted that the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium is also undergoing repair works to fix the natural grass pitch and other infrastructure such as dressing room, new security barricades, electronic score board etc. At the New Jos City Stadium home of Plateau United, work has begun to fix the dressing rooms, stadium chairs, installation of electronic score board and clearing of construction debris etc.
“Jigawa Stars that were also directed to redesign and reconstruct the Dutse Stadium have for now confirmed Ahmadu Bello Stadium as their home ground for the 2020/2021 season until work on their stadium is completed. Warri Wolves have also proposed to relocate to Ozoro Stadium subject to LMC approval until the Warri Stadium is renovated.
“The LMC had directed that the Umuahia Stadium be completely redesigned and reconstructed, while the Abia Warriors management contemplates how to get this done, the club has sought and secured LMC approval to play their home games at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba.”