District Four wins Schools Cycling Challenge
The event featured competitions in senior and junior male and female categories with winners in the junior category getting N25, 000, while the seniors got N35, 000.
The cash prizes were used to open accounts for the winners in Sterling bank.
President of African Cycling Foundation, the organisers of the competition, Mr. Yemi Osilaja told The Guardian at the end of the competition that the event was aimed at promoting grassroots sports and also creating the enabling environment for emerging talents to thrive.
“We all cannot go into football or go into athletes and the government cannot do it alone. We have to join hands to build this children up,’’ Yemi said.
Sterling Bank’s Head of Not for Profit sector, Carla Sojinein described the competition as a way of building school children for “a better, brighter future and to help them academically also.”
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