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Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Lanrelagboi: 12:25pm On Dec 14, 2019
Cross River State--born Sadjo Isamel at the weekend made history by becoming the winner of the maiden edition of Ikogosi 10km Marathon race.

He beat no fewer than 1,999 other athletes to the finish line to win the #1 million prize in 30 mins 40seconds.

Sadjo was trailed by Plateau-born Adamu Shehu Muazu who came second at 31mins 22seconds.

Oyebode Dada Samuel from Osun state came third at 31mins 48seconds.

The State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi congratulated the winners and presented them with their prizes.

The overall winner, Sadjo smiled home with #1 Million; the first runner up got a prize of #500,000 while the second runner up got #300,000.

The race which was flagged off by the State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi in Aramoko starting point at 9:25am on Saturday also had winners in other categories.

In the female elite category, Rose Akuso from Plataeu State came first in 36 mins 51 seconds of the race.

David Abiye from Ondo state came second in 36 mins 59 seconds, while another runner from Plateau State, Oman Sale came third.

They also received #1 Million; #500,000 and #300,000 respectively as their prizes.

In the female indigene category, Adewole Hannah Jumoke from Ikere Ekiti came first by reaching the finish line in 38 mins 49 seconds. She got #1million.

She was followed by Sehinde Favour (43mins 32 seconds), Folorunso Fayokemi (44m, 38s), Abolaji Iyanu ( 45m, 74s) and Oduluyi Jumoke (46m,42s).

Others are Ekundayo Olajumoke (47m, 42s), Anyigor Serah (49m, 11s), John Mary (49m, 36s) and Ajeyomi Bukola (49m, 49s).

In the male indigene category, Shedowo Adewale came first at 34mins 51s while Lawal Azeez was his first runner up at 35 mins 16 seconds.

Others are Arowolo Tunde (36m, 17s), Angyom Joseph (36m,42s), Aruleba Tomisin (36m 57s), Ilesanmi Wasiu (37m,14s), Bashiru Mukaila (37m, 22s) Olonilua Temilade (37m 36s) and Asaolu Femi (38m, 07s).

Okemesi Ekiti-born 14-year old Dolapo Morakinyo was apparently the youngest participant.

It is recalled that Ikogosi Marathon was initiated by the Fayemi-led government to showcase talents and partner relevant private sector to develop the sports industry in Ekiti State.

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Jamesilvar(m): 12:47pm On Dec 14, 2019
Ur guys no be dem ai see wia dem faint for roadside?

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by u11ae1013: 12:47pm On Dec 14, 2019
Did he experedit?

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by helinues: 12:48pm On Dec 14, 2019
Congrats to him

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by einsteine(m): 12:49pm On Dec 14, 2019
Kenya people nor attend, obviously

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Luckysbab: 12:50pm On Dec 14, 2019
See those ones fainting. You just wan win money, no better preparations.

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by manuelfolarin: 12:50pm On Dec 14, 2019
Imagine you almost died after the race and yet you didn't win kobo! grin grin

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Incandescent: 12:51pm On Dec 14, 2019
Don't forget to pack those empty bottles. Keep our environment clean

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Tiwatopebabe(f): 12:51pm On Dec 14, 2019
Please, kindly give me 50k out of that money. I prayed for you and God answered my prayer. 5% I ask for.

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by SIR0: 12:51pm On Dec 14, 2019
Congrats to the winners!

To the rest, more power to your elbows.

To the person below, it is. Kindly get the owner of that car informed ASAPgrin
Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by wwwihy: 12:52pm On Dec 14, 2019
Just leave me

But is this not dangerous than running a marathon and not winning

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by DoubleEngine007: 12:52pm On Dec 14, 2019
To make money no easy at all... Who came last abeg? I get gift for him or her.. Its not easy abeg..
Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by Ilerioluwa02: 12:53pm On Dec 14, 2019
grin some of these pictures will trend sha grin
Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by wonuks(m): 12:53pm On Dec 14, 2019
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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by holuwajobar(m): 12:54pm On Dec 14, 2019

Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by seunak2016: 12:54pm On Dec 14, 2019
Tiwatopebabe:
Please, kindly give me 50k out of that money. I prayed for you and God answered my prayer. 5% I ask for.
you can simply pray for yourself and have time 10 of that,God will surely answer

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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by unbitchable(m): 12:54pm On Dec 14, 2019
Kenyans & Zimbabweans are smiling right now. who dey win Lagos, Edo, Obudu marathon race ?.. na dem.
Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by omoteacher(m): 12:55pm On Dec 14, 2019
shocked shocked shocked


Next year edition will definitely be better than this with more publicity and business partners. Kudos to Ekiti state government.
Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by tstx(m): 12:56pm On Dec 14, 2019
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Re: Sadjo Samuel Wins First Ikogosi 10KM Marathon by VanPOLICE: 1:00pm On Dec 14, 2019
CHAI .... BECAUSE OF HARD ECONOMY

I CAN'T TAKE LESS THAN 20M FOR SUCH RISK OOOOOO















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