Delta State Poly Set To Commission Its Olympic-Sized Stadium

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The Delta State Polytechnic, is set to commission its Ozoro Olympic size stadium, built by the institution through internally generated revenue with the support of Governor Author Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.

The school authorities in a statement signed by the registrar of the institution, Mr. Samuel Oviemuno Onaibre, said the vision for the Olympic size stadium was contemplated in June 2015 during the preparation for Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) and that the project was completed within 11 months.

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Mr. Onaibre added that the 14,000 sitting capacity stadium will be commissioned by the Governor Okowa on December 1, 2016.

He also noted that other projects recently completed would also be commissioned by the governor. The projects include a model banking Hall for the Banking and Finance Department, Wheel Balancing/Alignment workshop for Centre for Entrepreneurship Education,upgraded/restructured Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro main gate, fire- fighting station building, fire-fighting truck and backup truck, 2km campus roads and laboratory building for Science Laboratory  Technology Department.

The projects include a model banking Hall for the Banking and Finance Department, Wheel Balancing/Alignment workshop for Centre for Entrepreneurship Education,upgraded/restructured Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro main gate, fire- fighting station building, fire-fighting truck and backup truck, 2km campus roads and laboratory building for Science Laboratory  Technology Department.



According to Mr. Onaibre, part of the activities lined up to entertain guests on the day, include a football match between Ozoro Polytechnic and Auchi Polytechnic, track events, as well as cultural displays and dance by the students of the institution.

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The stadium, which was designed and built by the polytechnic engineers under the inspiration of the rector, Dr. Jacob Snipps Oboreh, has a standard football pitch with floodlights for night events, eight-lane designed tracks for athletics events, commentary box public address system, full roof covering and sealed.

It also has 139 toilets and 52 urinary spread within the stadium, 15 well furnished dressing rooms and wardrobe with showers, 10 V.I.P lodge with air condition well furnished, 14,000 seats for spectators and well spaced environment for car park.