Opobo Marathon winners receive prizes from sponsor
The winners of the 2022 Opobo Marathon were, on Friday, given their winning prizes by the CEO of Dynasty Perfumes and Cosmetics Limited, Daminabo Alali Daniel.
The event, which was held in Port Harcourt, had in attendance, the Management of Dynasty group, ConnectOpobo Ltd, while the winners for the male and women categories joined virtually.
Speaking during the virtual presentation, the CEO of one of West Africa’s largest perfumery, Daniel, thanked the organisers of the event, stating that the marathon will bring about peace and development to Opobo Kingdom.
According to him: “I am happy to have in audience the organisers of the yearly ConnectOpobo marathon and for a simple idea of the prize money in which my humble self, Daniel Alali Daminabo, on behalf of my company, Dynasty perfumery and Cosmetic Africa, pledged the sum 1,000 dollars yearly.
“So, we are here to redeem the prize money for this year.
“Today, history has been made. I know we have winners from Osun and Ekiti states coming all the way to our accent Opobo Kingdom to participate in the marathon. I know how welcoming we are as a people, we hope that the marathon will one day get to the stage where people in and out of Africa will want to participate.
“We are happy to associate with ConnectOpobo; we are always happy to support and sponsor this yearly event, especially in giving the prize money. I hope that in the future, we will continue the partnership, as well as make it bigger.”
Speaking on behalf of the winners, Akintomide Abayomi thanked the organisers of the marathon for keeping to their words in redeeming the prize to them.
He said: “Today means a lot to us the winners. Having the opportunity to speak on behalf my co-winners is a privilege. We came all the way from Osun and Ekiti to participate in the marathon. And today, History has been made.”
In a vote of thanks, the Team lead of ConnectOpobo Ltd and facilitators of the marathon, Iyowuna Cookey thanked the CEO of Dynasty Group for his continued contribution/support to the marathon.
“We are back again in your office to continue the cooperation and partnership with your brand. I can recall that in 2020 you did the same. 2022 is another stepping stone to what you have been doing for Opobo Marathon and to support the opportunity the marathon provides for Nigerians.”