By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Sept. 09, GNA - Work on the Nhyinahin Multi-purpose Youth and Sports Resource Centre
nears completion, with all four stands of the 5000 seating capacity stadium
erected and receiving finishing touches.
inspection tour by Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports saw
workers busily planting the first coat of green grass on the Federation of
International Football Association (FIFA) standard pitch under the supervision
of Mr. Frank Boahen, Director of Green Grass Technology.
which is expected to cater to over twenty indoor and outdoor sporting
disciplines in the Ashanti region is one of the measures to develop the
capacity of the youth through sports and the provision of sporting
said the topmost agenda of his ministry was to create an enabling environment
for the youth to get modern facilities of international standards, which could
also curb social vices.
"I am very
happy with the pace of work and I must commend the contractor for his high
sense of creativity, innovation and enterprise in making good use of the vast
edifice would boast of a hostel facility, meeting and conference rooms,
restaurant and state of the art sporting infrastructures, which the Government
assured the people of Ghana.
all see the young and energetic people who are engaged in one way or the other,
which is an avenue for employment creation and getting the young people in the
communities engaged all the time.
multi-purpose complex would go a long way in helping the country unearth the
abundance of talents and help revive Schools and Colleges sports because the
President believes in what sports can do for a nation," he said.
The centre when
completed would have football pitch, basketball, volleyball, handball tennis
court, ICT office, Counselling unit, restaurant and shops, which would provide
services and job opportunities to over two hundred youth.