Shaibu Yetunde Wins 2023 Ogun Women Run - oguncitynews


Saturday 8 July 2023

Shaibu Yetunde Wins 2023 Ogun Women Run

By Yusuf Olatunji 

Shaibu  this Saturday, July 8, 2023 emerged champion of the 2023 Ogun Women Run organized by Brussels Sports Management Limited.

Shaibu who attributed her victory to consistent training, got to the finish line after Nineteen minutes and 39 seconds (19:39).

As the top performer, she was presented a cheque of Five hundred Thousand Naira.

Asekun Olayemi finished as the first runner up with a time of Nineteen minutes and fifty seconds (19:50), she would go home with Three Hundred Thousand Naira, while Eweniyi Florence who got to the finish line after Twenty two minutes and thirty six seconds (22:36) was presented a cheque of Two Hundred Thousand Naira being prize money for the second runner up position.

At the end of the event, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ogun State, Dr. Kudus Adegboyega Yusuf showered encomiums on the organizers, he assured that the Ogun State government under the leadership of Governor Dapo Abiodun will continue to create an enabling environment for sports to thrive.

The Chief Executive Officer of Brussels Sports Management Limited, Mr. Seyi Johnson at the end of the event appreciated the Ogun State government, sponsors, the media, volunteers, the whole team involved in putting a befitting event in place, as well as all stakeholders for the tremendous support.

He said the support has in no small measure enabled his team to put up a fantastic event.

Mr. Seyi Johnson assured that the next edition will even be bigger and better in every sphere.

He said "All thanks to everyone for the tremendous support, I owe this success to my mentor, Chief Bukola Olopade who has trained me to be on this path, special thanks to the Ogun State government, the first lady, our ever reliable sponsors and all other stakeholders involved"

"This is another success recorded, obviously we've done something more colourful and glamorous than the first edition and we intend to sustain the quality, in 2024 we will be here to make history again".

The event is specially designed to promote healthy living among Women, more than 300 runners between the ages of 18 and above, took part in the race which started at Sapon and terminated at the MKO Abiola, stadium, Abeokuta.

Former political office holders, captains of industry and people from different walks of Life graced the epoch making occasion

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