Tandoh joins 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon organising committee

By Daily Sports on January 22, 2018

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The Organising Committee of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been boosted by the inclusion of the newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kwenku Tandoh, to the committee.

The idea, according to the organisers, is to make the event as successful as the as the last two editions.

According to a statement signed by Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Director of Communications and Media, Olukayode Thomas, “Dr. Tandoh will bring hisover four decades’ experience in sports as a practitioner, sports administrator and manager to the organization of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon”. The statement further explained, “We are delighted to have Dr. Tandoh on the Organizing Committee.

He is a sports administrator per excellence. Apart from being born into a sports family, Dr. Tandoh has carved a niche for himself in sports administration and management. As the chief executive officer of the Eko 2012 National Sports Festival, Tandoh organized a sports festival that was world class.

He was also one of the brains behind the success of the first National Youth Games, the African Beach Soccer Nations Cup, as well as being a part of the highly successful annual table tennis championship’’.

Apart from working with other members of the Organizing Committee to ensure a successful race, Tandoh is also on the committee to ensure that the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon fulfills Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s vision of using the marathon to contribute to the state economy, promote tourism, empower the youths, ensure Lagosians embrace the culture of exercise, walking and running because of its immense health benefits, as well as to create employment and raise global icons from Lagos.

The 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is slated for February 10, 2018.

 

Source Daily Sports

Posted January 22, 2018

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