Ijesa Grand Marathon Will Be A Festival Of Sports and Music – Organiser


Organisers of the maiden Ijesa Grand Marathon, a 10km road race in Ilesa say the event will be a festival of sports and music.

The race is scheduled to hold on Saturday,April 3,2021 in Ilesa and Tijani Remilekun Usman,the sponsor and chief organiser of the event says arrangements are in place to make the race one of the best organised in the South West region in particular and Nigeria in general.

“We want to use the race to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of Ijeshas and re-awaken that spirit in a new digital economy. We also want to use the race to showcase the beautiful road networks in Ilesa,the capital of Ijesaland as well as the culture and tradition of our people,” he said and revealed that a road race expert, chief Tony Osheku has been engaged for the technical organisation of the one day event.

“We have,through chief Osheku drawn up a checklist of what is to be done and so far,we are following every item including the timelines set for them to the…

Source: Complete Sports