The construction of the Wang’uru Stadium in Mwea, Kirinyaga County is set to be completed by August 2021.
According to County Development Implementation and Coordination Committee (CDICC) led by county commissioner, the contractor, Vee Vee has done 82% of the entire project.
Addressing the media at the facility Kerugoya County Commissioner, Jim Njoka, who chairs CDICC said government engineers are closely monitoring the project to ensure that it meets the set standards and is completed on time.
The county commissioner led the team during inspection development projects funded the national government in the county.
The stadium includes of construction of VIP pavilion in concrete, steel pavilion stands and roofing of earth terraces in a steel roof structure.
The project which began in December 2020 was expected to be completed within 6 months. The president directed the construction of the facility in early last year during development tour where held a meeting in the facility
The county commissioner noted that once complete they will tap many local talents as well improving business activities especially hospitality industry.
The committee also said the main challenge is storm water and they are working with county government to ensure the problem is solved.