By Festus Ahon
AS part of revenue generation drive for the 21st edition of the Senior African Athletics Championships billed for August 1-5, 2018 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, the Delta State Government would hold a fund raising dinner today with Mr Jim Ovia of Zenith Bank plc at Grand Hotel, Asaba as chairman.
Head of Media and Publicity of the Local Organizing Committee, LOC, Olukayode Thomas in a statement said Mr. Ovia will be supported by captains of industries, bankers, diplomats and other dignitaries.
Saying the Project Consultant for the competition, Bukola Olopade has commended all the sponsors that have already signed on for the championship, Olukayode in the statement solicited for the support of all stakeholders, adding that sports has positive impacts on the society and general development.
Meanwhile, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed satisfaction at the on going construction works at the Stadium, which is expected to be completed in the next six days.