The coordinator of Heritage Group for the Ijebu heritage half marathon, Tunde Odulaja said the maiden edition of the Ijebu heritage half marathon will put Ijebu on a global front.
Speaking after the meeting with Bukola Olopade, Chairman of Nilayo Sports Management Limited last Friday. He said, “The marathon will create awareness for tourism, health, and fitness as well as commercial value to people around Ijebu.”
In the interview, Tunde Odulaja appealed to the state government to create enabling environment for a successful marathon. He said, “It will be a lot of hard work but truthfully, we also need the government to ensure that we have a good outing and enabling environment with infrastructural development round Ijebu areas is in good stead so that we can showcase our state to the world.”
He rounded off with a message to all Ijebus: “Ijebu should gear up for something new is coming to town and every son and daughter should be part of it.”
Ijebu heritage half marathon will be held on July 17th, 2021.