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Dalung to visit Lagos City Marathon office

04 January 2016, 10:48Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is expected to visit the Lagos City Marathon office located at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Monday January 4, 2016 to among other things sign-on for the race.

Special Adviser to the Minister on Media, Nneka Ikem Anibeze said in a press statement that Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu will receive the Minister at the Lagos City marathon office.

The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is already gathering momentum as athletes in Nigeria and across the world are showing great enthusiasm at being part of the first full international marathon race in Nigeria in recent times.

Also read: Sports minister says NO to transfer of Dream Team players

The maiden edition of the Lagos City Marathon is scheduled for February 6.

Organisers have announced that the winners of both the men and women’s events will go home with $50 000 each, while second and third place finishers will take $40 000 and $30 000 respectively.

The top 20 Nigerians will also be rewarded win cash prizes starting from N1 million, while the second and third positions will settle for N750 000 and N500 000 respectively.

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