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Ogunlewe, Olamide YBNL sign up for 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Nigerian reigning 100m champion Adeseye Ogunlewe, popular music star Olamide Adedeji (Olamide YBNL) and media celebrity Jimi Disu have all signed on for the 6 February, 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Olamide and Seye Ogunlewe with their race forms pose with head of the organising committee for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji Tinubu / Photo: Lagos City Marathon
Olamide and Seye Ogunlewe with their race forms pose with Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission and head of the organising committee for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji Tinubu / Photo: Lagos City Marathon

Nigerian reigning 100m champion Adeseye Ogunlewe, popular music star Olamide Adedeji, aka Olamide YBNL and media celebrity Jimi Disu have all signed on for the 6 February, 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

[link id=”808″ tax=”post_tag” text=”Seye Ogunlewe,”] the current fastest man in [link id=”815″ tax=”category” text=”Nigeria”], said he believes that the [link id=”10785″ text=”2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon”] will be a veritable way of reviving the culture of long distance races and healthy living amongst Nigerians.

The ‘Shakitibobo’ crooner Olamide Adedeji on his part, 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.

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 [link id=”863″ tax=”post_tag” text=”Access Bank Lagos City Marathon”], Deji Tinubu.

Olamide and Seye Ogunlewe with their race forms pose with head of the organising committee for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji Tinubu / Photo: Lagos City Marathon

Olamide and Seye Ogunlewe (with their race forms) pose with Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission and head of the organising committee for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Deji Tinubu / Photo: Lagos City Marathon

In his remarks, Deji 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 proud of.

“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,” Tinubu added.

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