Abuja, Lagos stadiums will partially reopen Monday

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development officials have stated that they will on Monday reopen the Velodrome, tennis courts, practice pitches and practice tracks of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja from 7am to 5pm daily.

The confirmation was made on Thursday.

The stadium was closed as part of Covid-19 Prevention Protocols to stop the spread of Coronavirus.

The other facilities to be reopened are the handball, volleyball and basketball outdoors and indoors courts as well as the Sports Hall.

The Ministry’s Director of Facilities also confirmed that they will also reopen some facilities at the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos. These are the sports hall, hockey pitch, tennis courts,  swimming pool, astro (legacy) pitch, squash court, para lifting gymnasium and Ayonote Boxing Gymnasium. They will all open from 7am to 5pm as it is with the Abuja venue

The main bowls of both stadia, which are undergoing rehabilitation, remain closed to the public.