Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has opened six viewing centres for Lagos residents to watch live the ongoing Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The sports-loving Governor, Akinwumi Ambode also provided security, traffic control and general sanitation at the viewing centres.
Governor Ambode equally provided a public liability insurance cover and provisions for medical coverage for the six centres for the period of the World Cup.
The Head of Public Relations, Lagos State Sports Commission, Titi Oshodi, who made the disclosure on Friday, said that all the necessary backups were provided to make the centres safe.
Mr Oshodi said that the public viewing centres would be open for all the matches of the World Cup.
“The viewing centres were opened to fans on Day One of the Coupe de Mundial on June 14 for the opening ceremony as well as the opening match between the host, Russia, and Saudi Arabia.
“The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, said that entry into the viewing centres was free.
“The viewing centres will also serve as a fun and relaxation spots for the residents,” Tandoh said