Kwara State stadium to be named after Rashidi Yekini

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has announced that the Kwara State Sports Complex will be renamed after the late Super Eagles legendary striker, Rashidi Yekini.

Abdulrazaq said it is part of the efforts to immortalise the icon.

The Governor announced this on Thursday when he paid a visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare in Abuja.

He said “We will send a bill to the State House of Assembly to immortalize Rashidi Yekini with the name of the stadium changing after the approval.”


The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, in response, told the Governor about the series of letters sent by the Ministry to the Kwara State Government previously for the immortalization of the late football legend.

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