Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, is a public recreation park in Rumuola, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. It is located along Aba Road, near the 2nd Amphibious Brigade Barracks also known as Bori Camp, Rumuola town on an expansive open land. The purpose of the park is to serve as both a Tourist destination and a revenue generator for the state. the park feature many attractions including shopping malls and a children’s playground.
Julius Berger of Nigeria was awarded the contract to construct the park and started work in May 2016. The whole project was completed within eight months of the commencement date.
The Commissioning/ Unveiling:
The Rivers State Government commissioned and unveiled the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park for public use in a grand ceremony that attracted thousands of Rivers people from all walks of life.
Former Rivers State Governor, Dr. Peter Odili commissioned the project, which was initiated, designed and constructed by the Nyesom Wike administration.
The prime relaxation and fun center has a climbing tower, artificial lake with pedal boats, fitness machines, football pitches, mini golf course, restaurants and mobile gyms.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, announced that a modern cinema would be constructed to complement the facilities at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park.
Ref: Online Sources