7th Oba Shotobi Mini – Marathon: Images Of Champion, Ayinde Luqman From Start To Finish Line

Kunle Adelabu & Gabriel Eweje (Photographer) The 7th edition of the Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon, an annual 10 kilometer race initiated/sponsored by the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, has come and gone but the memories of the beautiful outing still linger. THE IMPACT’s lenses was able to captured the movements of Master Ayinde Luqman (706), the 15 – year-old SSS 2 student of Ikorodu Grammar Senior School, Ikorodu, who emerged winner of the male category with 44 minutes and 43 seconds,…

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How We Won 2021 Oba Shotobi Independence Day Mini-Marathon Race – Champions

Kunle Adelabu, Mariam Okiye (Trainee) & Gabriel Eweje (Photographer) -Royal fathers, guests, athletes commend organizers for creating platform to develop talents Winners in both male and female categories of the 2021 Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon have revealed how they emerged victorious in the 10kilometre race held in Ikorodu on last Friday. Master Ayinde Luqman (706), a 15 – year-old SSS 2 student of Ikorodu Grammar Senior School, Ikorodu, emerged winner of the male category with 44 minutes and 43 seconds, while Miss Odufolakun Rebecca (392), also…

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Images From 2021 Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon

Kunle Adelabu & Gabriel Eweje The 6th edition of the Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon successfully held on Friday with 436 participants. The race was initiated and being sponsored by the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Bolanle Agunbiade, as a way of developing youths in the long race and engaging residents of Ikorodu on the Independence Day rather than just letting them stay indoors. It was also to encourage interest in the long…

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Participants Battle Ready, Aiming For Victory In 2021 Oba Shotobi Independence Mini – Marathon Race

Wale Jagun This year’s edition of the Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Mini – Marathon promises to be a great and interesting outing as many of the participants have said that they are not just going to participate but also aiming for the star prizes. Some of them spoke with THE IMPACT during the medical screening that ended last Saturday at the Ikorodu Constituency Office of Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the initiator and sponsor of the annual race. This year’s edition would be the 6th since its commencement about seven years…

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2021 Oba Shotobi Independence Day Mini Marathon: Former Champions Set To Compete To Win

Kunle Adelabu All is set for this year’s annual Oba Shotobi Independence Day Mini in Ikorodu as winners in both female and male categories in the last edition are set to defend their titles. The duo of Ifeanyi Alloy John, a student of Imota Senior Grammar School, and Akanbi Muslimat, 16 year senior secondary school student of Luwasa High School, Ijede, who are the champions of the male and female categories of the race in 2019 respectively, attended the unveiling of the 2021 logo and trophies for the race,  to…

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Lagos Governor, FIFA, CAF Presidents Grace Aisha Buhari’s Cup, As Falcons Thrashed Mali 2 – 0

Our Editor Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, became the cynosure of the global soccer lenses on Wednesday, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was joined by the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, at the opening round of the maiden Aisha Buhari International friendly tournament. Nigeria’s Super Falcons played against Mali’s Les Aiglonnes in the international tournament hosted by the Lagos State Government at Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick,…

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Indoor Games Champions Commend IKODASS For Providing Developmental Platforms

Kunle Adelabu The U -17 athletes, who emerged champions in some of the games at the just concluded IKODASS (Ikorodu – Oga Development Association) Indoor Games Youth Championship, have commended the socio – cultural and developmental body for the initiative. They said that the championship provided them with the opportunity to develop in their chosen games and also helping in taking young people off the street. The maiden edition of the championship, which hosted Snooker, Chess, Scrabble and Table Tennis competitions, started at the Ita – Elewa Youth/Sports Centre, Ikorodu,…

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Some Of My Moves Cost Me IKODASS Championship – Michael, Divisional Champion

Kunle Adelabu The 14 – year-old Scrabble champion in Ikorodu Division and number three in the state (U – 15), Michael Ogbonna Ugochukwu, has stated that some funny moves that he made while competing at the just concluded IKODASS U-17 Indoor Games Championship opened ways for his opponents and  consequently cost him the gold medal. Michael, who is a student of the Ikorodu Senior Grammar School, Ikorodu, came third with 4 (plus 468) points. The Scrabble prodigy, who said that he has learnt his lessons, also hinted that he is…

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IKODASS U – 17 Indoor Games Winners Get N660, 000 Prize Money, Other Gift items

Wale Jagun -All participants get certificates of participation The IKODASS (Ikorodu – Oga Development Association) U – 17 Indoor Games Youth Championship ended on Thursday, September 9, 2021, with all the winners receiving their cheques and other gift items from the organizers. Certificates of participation were also issued by the organizers to all the 80 participants. Seven winners (both in the male and female  categories) of the four games – Scrabble (both male and female), Chess (male and female), Table Tennis (Male and female) and Snooker (male only), got N50,…

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Kutti Mathew, National Table Tennis Mini – Cadet, Cadet Champion Loses Maiden IKODASS Championship To Omodara Blessing

Wale Jagun It was a final that lived up to its expectations as Omodara Blessings, 17 year-old, emerged the new table tennis champion in Ikorodu, after beating the national and divisional champion, Kuti Mathew, 12 year-old, in three sets. He was presented with N50, 000 prize money, gold medal  and other prizes by Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo, the Chairman of Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), while Mathew got N30, 000. Master Blessing, a student of United High School, Ikorodu, beat Mathew, a national cadet and mini – cadet champion and…

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