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Lil Kesh signs up for Lagos City Marathon

02 February 2016, 12:21Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Barely 72 hours to the close of registration for the Lagos City Marathon, popular Nigerian artiste Keshinro Ololade a.k.a Lil Kesh has joined the long list of celebrities to sign on for the race that hold on Saturday.

Lil Kesh was at the Lagos Marathon Office on Monday where he was received by The Senior Special Assistant on Sports to Lagos State Governor, Adeyinka Adeboye.

The Efe Joku’ crooner  while completing his registration formalities said he was quite excited with the Lagos State Government and all their partners for giving the youth platforms to exhibit themselves and be of good use to themselves by extension.

“I think it’s is a very good concept, the Lagos state government have really been doing much more in recent times in the area of entertainment and now sports and that is cool,” he said.

Also read: Patoranking joins Olamide for Lagos City Marathon race

The YBNL hit maker who boasted that he is already counting down to Race Day to show he can do more than just singing  also advised all a sundry especially the youth to seize the opportunity that has been given to them with both hands.

“I will advise them (youth) to make the best use of opportunities like this, I understand a lot of international athletes are coming in so they can learn one or two things from them,” Lil Kesh stated.

Before now, top artistes like Olamide, Patoranking, Sound Sultan and a host of others have all signed on for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

The inaugural edition of the Marathon is looking good as close to one hundred and fifty local and international elite runners have signed on for the race.

Already, over twenty thousand runners have submitted their entry forms, while half of that number has collected their running numbers, race day information and other materials.

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