Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godwin Akpabio, will be opening an Olympic-sized stadium in the state today, November 7th.
The Akwa Ibom International Stadium which has been nicknamed the “Nest of Champions,” is located in Uyo, and is described as a 30,000 capacity ultra-modern complex modelled after the Allianz Arena in Germany.
Some of its features include:
- All-natural grass
- High-tech floodlights
- Security cameras
- 36 emergency exits, bullet proof VVIP and VIP areas
The stadium will be opened with a friendly match between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Black Stars of Ghana today at 3pm, with notable dignitaries from all over in attendance.