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Sanwo-Olu, Buratai, others meet at Lagos City Marathon (Photos)

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Sanwo-Olu and Buratai at Lagos City Marathon

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Burutai, graced the Lagos City Marathon which took place on February, 8, 2020.

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Some of the other dignitaries who graced the event include the General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Lagos, Major-General Johnson Irefin, Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunjo Bello; Ex-Super Eagles International, Austin ‘JayJay’ Okocha and Chairman, Lagos State Sport Commission (LSSC), Mr. Sola Aiyepeku.

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The event which was sponsored by Access Bank was won by Kenyan athlete David Barmasai Tumo who reached the finished line in just 2 hours, 10 mins and 20 seconds.

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Concise News reports that the 31 year-old professional runner won a star prize of $50, 000 in the male category.

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The 42km race commenced from National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, at about 6:30am and ended at Eko Atlantic City.

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The competition has been mostly won by Kenyans with Nigerians coming in way off the East Africans.

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In 2011, David had a personal best of 2:07:18 hours to win the Dubai Marathon and came fifth at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

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