VC, Prof Ignatius Onimawo, VC Wife, Onimawo Jane Achikare, SAR Chris Omo Iriogbe, Momoh mercy, Mr. Tourism Nigeria Daniel Ufeh Abua and others complete 10Km Okpekpe Race.
The Vice Chancellor Of Ambrose Alli University, Prof Ignatius Onimawo , completed the 10km Okpekpe Road Race in 1:29:25 minutes to fulfill his promise to run “Against cultism in Nigeria Universities”
Hot on his heels were VC wife Onimawo Jane Achikare , who completed the race in 1:33:33 minutes, School Registrar SAR Chris Omo Iriogbe, who completed the race after 1:29:24 minutes of perspiration, Momoh mercy 1:30:53 minutes and Mr. Tourism Nigeria Daniel Ufeh Abua 1:34:03.
Staffs and Students of Ambrose Alli University ran for a course during the Okpekpe race which is Against Cultism in Nigeria Universities, it was an opportunity to draw attention to areas and issues of concern, the serenity and safety in the area could also attract investors planning to work with local resources.
The Vice Chancellor was interviewed by several Media and press men present at the Okpekpe race.
Philip Shaibu, The Deputy Governor Of Edo State talked about how the race has gained more prominence as people now run for causes, he mentioned AAU Ekpoma led by the VC , Prof Ignatius Onimawo and his wife running against cultism in all Nigerian Universities
The school had a medical team and an ambulance on ground, given to the organizers for the duration of the event in case of any emergency.
Student Union Government were well represented by SUG Executives and SUG House Parliament
Meanwhile the purpose of Okpekpe race is strictly in ensuring that there is development of sports in Edo State.
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