There is cheering news for the football lovers as Lagos State government is planning to provide view centres in three locations for the World Cup tournament. The proposed view centres will be located at Ajegunle, Alimosho and Mushin.
The news was disclosed by Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Kweku Tandoh during the 2018 ministerial press briefing at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja on Tuesday, May 15. According to Tandoh, the view centres will be provided to help those who cannot affford TV decoder to watch the matches live from their homes.
“Lagos State Government has concluded plans to construct viewing centres in three locations, Mushin, Alimosho and Ajegunle, for the people in those areas to view the World Cup.
“This will give opportunity to those that cannot afford the Pay TV to watch those matches live. This will give them a chance to watch those matches via the centres government will provide.
“We know the importance of football in the heart of the people, hence, the government has made the provision so that our people will enjoy the World Cup”.
Tandoh also said, the State government will continue to fund and promote school sports.