Lagos - President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria,
Solomon Ogba, on Tuesday unveiled the Local Organising Committee for the maiden
edition of the Access Bank Lagos International Marathon.
In a statement signed by the AFN Head of Media, Olukayode
Thomas, the LOC chairman for the Access Bank Lagos International Marathon is
the chairman of Lagos State Sport Commission Deji Tinubu, while former Team
Nigeria Captain, Yussuf Alli is the General Manager Marathon.
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Other members of the LOC charged to midwife the first full
marathon race in Nigeria also include Olumide Bamiduro who will serve as
secretary, Nilayo Sports Management Limited are the Consultant, while Olukayode
Thomas is the head of Media and Communication.
To organise a flawless event that will meet international
standards, Thomas explained that the LOC will also have representatives from
The Lagos State Police Command, Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA,
Access Bank Branding Division and The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement
Also included in the LOC are Commodore Omatseye Niesiama,
Ebidowe Owiegei, Prof. Tunde Makanju and Tayo PopoolaFor
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