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Kenya Airways now official airline partner of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon


The number of global brands entering into partnerships with Access Bank Lagos City Marathon increased yesterday with Kenya Airways joining the rich list of partners.

With Access Bank as headline sponsor, the list of partners include 7UP Bottling Company, Eko Atlantic City, Eko Hotels, Revolution Plus Property, Bet9ja, and Skechers, Lagos as the host city


The deal to bring Kenya Airways onboard was brokered by the Project Consultant and Managing Director, Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Bukola Olopade.

In a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, Head Communication and Media, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Olopade said, “We are happy to have Kenya Airways as the official airline partner of the marathon, an event that has redefined the trajectory of races in Africa and across the rest of the world.

“This is a partnership that is coming at the right time because the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has positioned Lagos as a global marathon destination and that is fostered by organisations like Kenya Airways who value quality and topnotch delivery which is our signature across all our races.”

Country Manager, Kenya Airways Nigeria, Hafeez Balogun, added, “We are involved with the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon because the ideal behind the event tallies with our culture of promoting the African spirit. Africans are champions of marathons and Kenya Airways is the pride of Africa.

We are eagerly looking forward to another excellent show of African spirit of strong will power, determination, and perfect finishes at the 2021 Lagos City Marathon.”


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