Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, said his administration is planning to revamp the Warri Township Stadium into a world class sports facility.
Speaking when he received members of the National Assembly from the state, led by Hon. Nicholas Mutu, on a victory and solidarity visit at Government House, Asaba, Governor Oborevwori said the designs for the new stadium was currently ongoing and would be one of the best in the country when completed.
While thanking the Federal lawmakers for the solidarity visit, the Governor pointed out that his administration had recorded appreciable progress in the past eight months, assuring that more developments await Deltans with the court cases now put to rest.
Governor Oborevwori said: “I am very happy receiving you today as you have come to congratulate us not just me for all the victories, most especially the Supreme Court victory, having survived 38 cases.
“To God alone be all the glory. This has soften my heart more to continue to serve God. Deltans displayed the organic love they have for me when we got the Supreme Court victory. There was no local government were people did not celebrate the victory.
“You people have come together as one and not as a party. We must be one because that is the only way we can advance Delta State.
“We are also working on revamping the Warri stadium. They are already working on the designs and once the designs are ready we will come up with a very standard stadium that will be one of the best in this country when completed.
Earlier, Hon. Victor Nwokolo who led the delegation said they were at Government House to congratulate the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court.
According to him, “we have come here to identify with you as your representatives in the National Assembly to thank God for what He has done for us here in Delta.