Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola
All is now set for the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of the Lagos NUJ Media Games billed for the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos between Saturday, October 6 and Friday, October 12.
According to the Chairman of the Main Organising Committee (MOC) for the Games, Deji Elumoye, the Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola and the Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi are expected to lead other dignitaries to the opening ceremony.
Elumoye, who is also the chairman of the Lagos Council of the NUJ, said this year’s event, which is the 7th edition, will surpass previous editions in terms of organisation.
“Yes, we are set for this year’s Games. All hands are on deck and I can assure you all that most of our guests have confirmed their readiness to be at the opening ceremony.
“Governor Fashola and the Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi would lead others to the opening ceremony at the Legacy Pitch inside the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Saturday, October 6,” said Elumoye.
He reiterated that members of the Union would participate in no less than nine sporting events namely scrabble, chess, draughts, ayo, table-tennis, tug-of-war, marathon, athletics (100m, 200m and 4 x 100m) as well as a five-a-side football tournament.