On the 4th day of May, 2020, the Western Regional Minister, Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah and a host of other dignitaries like Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Anthony K. K. Sam, Metropolitan Chief Executive, and other Distinguished Government Officials inspected the extent of renovation works to be done so that work could be started as soon as practicable in the course of the year.
“Our government is focused, having the nodal obligation and responsibility to materialize all expectations from the good people of Ghana. I am pleased to announce to the people of Western Region that the government of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo still holds on to it commitment of touching, and to restructure every aspect of our economy. Ours, i.e. the Essipong Sports Stadium will commence the major renovation in two (2) phases and scheduled to complete a year’s time, that is, twelve (12) months. Phase one (1) will see to the completion of the Roof Trusses, Roofing, Score Board, Chairs, and the pitch before the second phase will continue”, the Western Regional Minister said.
Renovated works were done for Accra Sports Stadium earlier and Baba Yara stadium had already commenced theirs, and is the turn of Sekondi-Takoradi, Western Region. The renovation works are necessary to promote football and other sporting activities the stadium could be used for in the Western Region.