Edo Deputy Governor To flag Off 9th Okpekpe Race; Dan Oil Partners With Organisers

The sports-loving Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, will flag off the ninth Okpekpe International 10km Road Race this Saturday in Okpekpe.

Dare Esan, the Media and Activation Director for the historic, first 10km road race in Nigeria says Shaibu will play a dual role at the race.

“His Excellency the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu will perform the traditional flag-off for the race. He will also participate in the celebrity race,” said Esan.

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Shaibu was presented with his bib in a colourful ceremony on Wednesday at an impressive ceremony in Benin after he registered online for the race.

“The Deputy Governor filled his form via the online platform like all others because he is still an active sportsman who has taken Edo State sports to greater

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