The heaps anticipated maiden mannequin of the marathon in Kwara State, which was earlier scheduled to carry on Saturday, twenty third of January 2021 has been postponed.
The mannequin new date, in keeping with the organizers, is Saturday, sixth March 2021.
In a press launch signed by the Deputy Chairman of the Native Organising Committee (LOC), Mr Mubarak Salau Bello, and Secretary Mr. Olasunkanmi Habeeb, the postponement was due to upsurge all through the Covid-19 circumstances as witnessed beforehand few days.
The assertion added that the shifting in date was furthermore to take a look at and additional curtail the unfold of the dread virus all through the state, noting the mannequin new date will give the LOC, potential sponsors, stakeholders and officers ample time to adequately plan, and for athletes to arrange and put collectively laborious for the race.
They apologized for the inconveniences the postponement might need led to, and implored all to stay secure and cling to all Covid-19 pointers and pointers.