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The Enugu State Government has finally announced that it has completed a state-of-the-art 600-seater banquet hall which will also be used for hosting some sensitive and reserved state, regional, national and international events.
This information had also been contained in a statement which had been issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mr Louis Amoke to newsmen in Enugu.
According to the statement, the recently completed hall is an advancement of the real Enugu state’s status and also their leading role as the historic capital of the Southeast geo-political zone of Nigeria.
It had also revealed that the banquet hall had been situated within the premises of the remodelled Old Government Lodge, GRA, Enugu.
“The banquet hall, which is one of the signature projects of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration, has basement offices, meeting rooms, retaining walls, large parking lots, among other.
“Besides, his administration, within the premises, also constructed 10 units of executive guest houses, 24 units of guest flats with a dining hall,” the statement reads.
It said the essence of structure was to save cost of governance in respect of security and hotel accommodation bills as well as create a conducive atmosphere for decision making and other official engagements.
“In furtherance of the above noble vision, Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration equally constructed a similar befitting conference centre at Ede-Oballa, Nsukka,” It added.
The statement said the one in Ede-Oballa comprised multiple halls, other indoor activity hubs and recreation facilities such as adult and children swimming pools and a lawn tennis court.