Feb 2 2016
The number of Nigerian celebrities wishing to participate in Saturday’s Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has continued to grow by the day.
The latest in the growing list of celebrities is a popular Nigerian artiste Keshinro Ololade a.k.a. Lil Kesh who on Monday signed on to take part in the one day international event in Lagos.
Lil Kesh was at the Lagos Marathon Office where he was received by the Senior Special Assistant on Sports to Lagos State Governor, Mr. 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 a very good concept, the Lagos state government has really been doing much more in recent times in the area of entertainment and now sports and that is cool,” he said.
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 the people 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 such as Olamide, Patoranking, Sound Sultan and a host of others had all signed on for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
According to the organisers, the inaugural edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is looking good as close to 150 local and international elite runners have signed on for the race.
Already, 20,000 runners have submitted their entry forms, while half of that number have collected their running numbers, race day information and other materials