Olympic Day celebration for June 25


By; Ayo Ojedokun, Lagos.
The 2016 Olympic Day Run celebration has been fixed for June 25, 2016 across the world, while here in Nigeria, the event is expected to be celebrated in the 36 states of the federation; including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Disclosing this to New Nigerian Sports, Chairman of the Sports for All Nigeria, Prince Henry Amike hinted that this year’s event promise to be bigger, better and more glamorous, if words coming from their esteem partners is anything to count on even as he stressed that Directors of Sports from the 36 states of the federation including the FCT, Abuja have since embraced the programme during the two-day workshop held in Lagos.
Amike enjoined states that are yet to register for the Olympic day celebration to endeavour and register so as to be captured in the 2016 activities.
While appealing to corporate bodies to support the programme through sponsorship as plans have been concluded to display aerobic, keep fit and jogging exercise will be prominent in this year’s programme.
Secretary of Sports for All Nigeria Commission, Augustine Odigie said some states have since registered for the event and submitted their programme to the central working committee ahead of the June 25th event proper.
In Lagos, the event will start with a two-day educational programme for school children which will involve Arts, Quiz and Debates and would hold on Thursday June 23 and Friday June 24 before the grand finale on Saturday June 25, 2016.


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