Ahead of the 2019 maiden edition of the JAC Motors, the organisers of the international event has reschedule the formal proposed date for the marathon race explaining that the Abeokuta 10km race would officially hold on Saturday, November 2 this year.
This was contained in a statement by the media officer of Nilayo Sport Management Limited which explained the shift of date as to allow all and sundry observe their Sunday devotions without disruption of any sort.
The organisers therefore pleaded any inconvenience the change in date might cause, especially the sponsors and partners of the maiden edition of Abeokuta marathon and the over three thousand registered potential competing racers of the marathon.
The release indicated that the JAC Motors sponsored Abeokuta 10km marathon would ably supported by the Ogun State government, Rite foods, Bet9ja, QMB builders Mart, Landwey Investment Limited, IBD International Hotels is the vision of Nilayo Sports.
The organisers added that it was so sad to hear about the death of their media officer, Mr Gbenga Davies of whom they described as extraordinary journalist who inspired a lot of young people in his profession.