PRESIDENT CUTS SOD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SPORTS COMPLEX AT BORTEYMAN TOWARDS THE 2023 ALL AFRICAN GAMES
The President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo- Addo has cut the sod for the construction of a Sports Infrastructure for the hosting of the 13th African Games at Borteyman. The ceremony was held on the 31st of August 2021.
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Mustapha Ussif in his welcome address thanked all stakeholders present for their support and for being part of the ceremony. He further gave a brief history of the African Games which started in Congo Brazzaville in July 1965 with over 2500 athletes from 30 countries.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo- Addo, announced that Ghana has been nominated to host the 13th edition of the African Games in 2023 and expressed hope that Ghana will organise the best ever African Games in history.
He further stated that hosting the 13th African Game will afford Ghana the opportunity to address some challenges in the sports sector by providing human resource to run and manage sports in Ghana, most importantly it will provide state of the art modern sports facility that will support the development of sports in the country.
In addition his Excellency said that the Borteyman community will be equipped with international standards to allow other recognised sports activity to be also take place.
Present at the ceremony were the Greater Accra Regional Minister Mr Henry Quartey, Municipal Chief Executive for Adentan Mr. Alexander Nii Adumuah and Member of Parliament for the Adentan Constituency, Mohammed Adamu Ramadan.