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Bawumia commissions ultra-modern sports complex In Nalerigu

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Vice President and flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday, January 7, 2024 commissioned an ultra-modern Sports complex in Nalerigu, the North East Regional capital.

The sports complex, named after the late Overlord of Mamprugu, Naa Sheriga, has auxiliary facilities such as a standard astro turf, a VIP stand, changing rooms, stands with a seating capacity of 1000 people, offices, as well as expanded standing areas for future expansion.

Dr. Bawumia was joined by dignitaries comprising the Minister of Sports and MP for Yagaba Kubore; Mustapha Ussif, National Chairman of the NPP; Stephen Ayesu Ntim, Deputy Minister of Transport and MP for Gushegu; Hassan Tampuli, former General Secretary of NPP; Kwabena Adjei Agyapong among others to commission the stadium in front of a packed and an appreciative crowd.

Former Black Stars players, Stephen Appiah, Laryea Kingston, Asamoah Gyan and Emmanuel Armah 'Senegal' were special guest players who joined local footballers for the inaugural football match at the stadium.

In his speech, Bawumia expressed gratitude to "all the dignitaries who joined me today for the commissioning, including our football legends, Stephen Appiah, Asamoah Gyan, Laryea Kingston and Emmanuel Armah 'Senegal'.