Stadium Shut In Abuja As Boy Drowns In Swimming Pool

Stadium Shut In Abuja As Boy Drowns In Swimming Po…


The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has shut down the swimming pool of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, two days after a 13-year-old boy was drown.

This was revealed in a statement by the Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry Mohammed Manga on thursday.

“All activities within the pool area are therefore suspended till further notice.

“This follows the unfortunate death through drowning of a 13 year old boy, Matthew Godwin on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, during the festive season.

According to him, the Ministry has ordered a full scale investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the incident and the activities that led to it in a bid to forestall future recurrence.

“A delegation from the Ministry has since paid the family of the deceased a condolence visit.”

 



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