Lagos - Popular Nigeria Dancehall artiste Patrick Nnaemeka
Okorie a.k.a Patoranking is the latest celebrity act to sign on for the Lagos
The multi-award winning musician was at the Lagos City
Marathon office at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos on Tuesday
where he picked a form to register for the first full international marathon in
Nigeria in three decades. He now joins Olamide who has also signed up for the
Patoranking after completing his registration formalities
said he was quite excited at the Lagos Marathon project and he hinted that he
will be going the whole mile on February 6, 2016 when over 20,000 athletes are
expected to participate in the first edition of the Access Bank Lagos City
Also read: Olamide, Jimi Disu, sign for Lagos City Marathon
“Of course, I am happy to sign on for the race, trust me I
will run on that day, I know I can go the whole 42km,” Patoranking boasted.
Patoranking who currently is an accomplished artist said if
he was not into music, he would definitely have been into sports as he also has
a soft spot for keeping fit and staying healthy.
“If not music, I am sure I will have been a sports person, I
really like this idea of a marathon, even if you say I don’t have fats to burn;
running can help me ease out stress so I am going to be part of the
participants on February 6,” the Lagos-born artiste submitted.
Already positive that the Lagos Marathon will be a huge
success, Patoranking enjoined those yet to register to make the most of the
little time left to also register and be part of history.
On his part, Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission and
head of the organising committee for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji
Tinubu commended Patoranking for identifying with the Lagos race while he again
assured that everything is on course to see that February 6, 2016 will be a
memorable day in Nigeria’s sports history.For
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