NAIROBI: 4th December 2023.
Chief Officer Youth, Talent and Sports, Oscar M. Igaida conducted an Inspection tour of the Uhuru Sports Complex and Uhuru Social Hall. The two facilities are under construction.
Said Mr. Igaida “After completion the sports complex will have a football pitch, basketball court, changing rooms, volleyball field, and will also be able host boxing matches. The construction will not only revitalize the physical infrastructure but also inject a renewed spirit into our community. This sports complex will serve as a hub for fostering a healthier community. The modernized facilities will provide a diverse range of sports options, encouraging people of all ages to engage in physical activities that promote fitness and well-being.”
“From the construction of state-of-the-art fitness centers, our community will now have access to top-notch facilities that cater to various interests and fitness levels.
This sports complex is more than just a place for physical activity. It will be a social nexus, bringing together neighbors, friends, and families. The communal aspect of sports will strengthen the bonds within our community, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose.” He said
Mr. Igaida said “Economically, the impact is palpable. Local businesses around the sports complex are expected to experience increased foot traffic, benefiting from the influx of visitors attending events, tournaments, and activities. The complex will be a focal point for social gatherings, contributing to the vibrancy of our community.”
“Additionally, the sports complex will serve a platform for nurturing local talent. With upgraded training facilities and a renewed focus on youth programs, we are cultivating the next generation of athletes. This not only instills a sense of pride among the younger members of our community but also positions us as a breeding ground for sporting excellence” He said
H.E Governor Sakaja is expected to officially open the complex to the public in January 2024.
The Chief Officer was accompanied by Welfare Officer Dennis Ogendi.