Lagos - The secretariat of the Lagos City Marathon was a
beehive of activities on Thursday as music star Olamide Adedeji popularly
called Olamide, media celebrity Jimi Disu, Rapper Ogunbote aka Jaayglow and
national champion in 100m Adeseye Ogunlewe all signed on for the February 6,
2016 Lagos City Marathon.
First to sign was rapper Jaayglow, the son of football coach
Gbenga Ogunbote. The rapper said it is was an honour to be associated with
Lagos City Marathon while he also urged all Lagosians to come and run and for
those that are not running, he appealed to them to come in their thousands to
support the runners.
On his part, Olamide said he was equally proud to be
associated with Lagos City Marathon even as he enjoined other celebrities to
come on board and be counted with the noble course.
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The multi-award winning musician together with the other
visiting celebrities filled their race forms at the office of Chairman of Lagos
State Sports Commission and head of the organising committee for the Access
Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji Tinubu.
Aside being proud to be associated with the Lagos City
Marathon, the current fastest man in Nigeria, Ogunlewe said he believes that
the February 6 race will be a veritable way of reviving the culture of long
distance races and healthy living amongst Nigerians.
In his remarks, Tinubu thanked the celebrities for
identifying with the Lagos Marathon even as he reiterated that arrangements are
in top gear to ensure that Lagos hosts a world class event everybody will be
“This is a big encouragement for us, we hope to see many
other celebrities come on board and together we will have a successful race”
The Lagos Sport boss submitted.For
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