Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived Asaba, the Delta State capital, on a two-day State working visit, where he is billed to commission some projects, including the Stephen Keshi Stadium, built by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led State Government.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium will on Tuesday, host its first FIFA approved international friendly match, between the Super Eagles of Nigeria, and Cranes of Uganda, in Asaba.
The flight carrying Obasanjo and other Dignitaries, touched down at the Asaba International Airport, built by the former Governor of the State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, on Sunday.
The former President, was received by Governor Okowa, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Sheriff Oborevwori, the State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman, Olorogun Kingsley Esiso, and other top members of the State Government.
It was gathered that Obasanjo, during the visit, will inaugurate the Stephen Keshi Stadium, on Monday.
Other projects to be commissioned by the former President, include the Dualised Old Lagos/Asaba Road, in Agbor, the Dualised Owa-Eke/Owa-Alero Road, leading to the Governor’s village, in Ika North East Local Government Area.
It was further gathered that Obasanjo would also hold political talks with the Governor, and some selected political Leaders in the State, ahead of the 2019 general elections.