Sunday Etrima Olishe the Chief Executive Officer of Development Infrastructure, the Developer and Supervisor of the stadium construction, says that the works are now at 93-percent and the project will be ready through phased opening to the public by March 1.
The construction of a mini-stadium and a business Park in Arua City will be completed by March.
In 2019, the
then Arua municipality and district authorities handed over the 9.7-acre piece
of land at Arua Hill grounds to Joadah Consultants for the construction of the mini-stadium and a business Park. The city will take over the facility after the
expiry of the 49-year lease.
Etrima Olishe the Chief Executive Officer Development Infrastructure, the Developer
and Supervisor of the stadium construction, the works are now at 93-percent and
the project will be ready through a phased opening to the public by March 1.
if it was not for the challenge of the Covid-19 lockdown, the works would have been
completed. He says that the facility will not only light up the face of Arua City
but also offer over 1,000 jobs to people in addition to attracting Tourists and
enhancing revenue for the City Council.
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Inzikuru the Deputy Mayor of Arua City is hopeful of increased direct and indirect
revenue from the Stadium, which they are planning to ensure is used to sustain
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When URN reporter
visited the stadium, workers were seen fixing the tiles, doors, and windows
while heavy machines were leveling and compacting the front section and fixing