The Obi of Onitsha, His Majesty Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe has reassured the organizers of the forthcoming Onitsha City Marathon of his support.
He stated this at the recently held World Press Conference at Onitsha where the organizers of the Onitsha City Marathon unveiled their partners.
The Royal father who was represented by Chief Obiora Etukokwu (Uboh Negbasele) commended the Onitsha Business School for their initiative in organising the race.
He said that his Cabinet is proud of the organisers of the Onitsha City Marathon.
He added that the Palace and citizens of Onitsha look forward with pride and expectation for the race which he described as ‘our own’.
Speaking earlier the Executive Director Onitsha City Marathon, Prof Olusegun Segbesan disclosed that unlike the 2019 edition, this year’s edition is enjoying the full endorsement and backing of Anambra State government led by Prof Chukwuma Soludo.