Akwa Ibom Gov. Akpabio to Open Olympic-Sized Stadium in State Tomorrow – PHOTOS


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.

Stadium Low Res File 2


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