All is now set for the Fifth Edition of Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi Independence Day Mini Marathon.
The competition is bankrolled by the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Sanai Oyenirsn Bolanle (SOB) Agunbiade who represents Ikorodu State Constituency 1 in the state House of Assembly. It is organized in honour of the Ayangbunren of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi.
The Chairman of the Planning Committee for the competition, Bello Oladimeji Akeem, who addresses the media on Saturday, stated that the competition was organized to promote healthy rivalry among public and private secondary schools in Ikorodu Federal Constituency and contribute to the development of sports in the state and country in general among other reasons.
The 10 kilometer race will take place on Independence Day and is open to students of public and private secondary schools in the Federal Constituency.
The Planning Committee Chairman further reeled our programmes leading to the final day of competition: the unveiling of the competition’s logo takes place on 2 August; collection of entry forms takes place between 9-18 September; medical fitness screening for participants takes place between 18-25 September while release and display of medically fit participants for the event will take place between 26 and 30 September.
The competition proper takes place on October 1st where certificates and trophies will be presented to winning participants.