November 19, 2020
A total of 23 foreign athletes from nine countries are expected to arrive in Nigeria today for the maiden edition of Kaduna Marathon holding on Saturday. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, is hosting the marathon to encourage peaceful co-existence and friendliness in his state, as well as boost its economy and bring in tourists from different parts of the world.
The governor has urged the citizens not only to participate in the race, but also support contestants and officials. He announced yesterday that to stage a successful and safe race, some roads in Kaduna metropolis would be closed on Saturday from 6am to 3pm.