The Anambra State Government has approved a ₦2.43 billion contract award for the construction of a leisure park to be known as Solution Fun City in Awka.
The state Commissioner for Information, Mr Paul Nwosu, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Awka.
He said that the approval was made at the Anambra State Executive Council meeting.
Nwosu said that the project to be sited at Park B of the Awka Township Stadium would include the supply and installation of outdoor and indoor amusement and waterpark equipment, as well as indoor arcade games and bowling equipment.
According to the official, the contract for Lot 1, which entailed the supply and installation of outdoor amusement and waterpark equipment, was awarded to Parkvega Waterpark Ltd. for the sum of ₦1.91 billion.
“The contract for Lot 2, which entails the supply and installation of the indoor arcade games and bowling equipment at the Solution Fun City, Awka, was awarded to JCN & Bros Ltd. for N520 million.
“This is in the march towards fulfilling the vision of Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of making Anambra a livable and prosperous smart megacity.
“This project will transform Anambra State from a departure lounge into a destination lounge,” he said.