Obaseki, Shaibu, Oshiomhole, Dalung, others complete 10km Okpekpe race(Photos)
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State alongside his Deputy Governor Phillip Shaibu, former governor Adams Oshiomhole and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung today completed the10km Okpekpe Road Race in 86.4 minutes to fulfill his promise to run for We Care Trust Charity.
Speaking after the race, Governor Obaseki said he would set up a sport commission backed up by the law to reposition sporting activities in the state.
He said: ” The focus is strictly in ensuring that there is development of sports in Edo State. I decided to run for orphanage. We have more than 30 of them in Edo State. Some chose to run for cancer to raise money for the cure, some students of AAU decided to run against cultism.”
“It was a challenge getting to Okpekpe before it was constructed. Today, we have a free and motorable road. We have International people who have come to run in Okpekpe to this city and town”.