The Lagos State Government has announced plans to make the closing ceremony of the I8th National Sports Festival, Eko 2012, the best yet. The Sports Festival comes to an end on Sunday, December 9, 2012.
Top artistes like King Wasiu ayinde Marshal (KWAM 1), Wande Cole, Tuface, Wiz Kid and many others are billed to perform at the ceremony. A statement by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Aderemi Ibirogba, said the event will feature memorable programmes like march past, decoration of winners and presentation of awards to athletes who have distinguished themselves during the two-week fiesta.
The Commissioner expressed his appreciation to the people and residents of the state and Nigerians in general for their cooperation and support to the successful hosting of the game, adding that the total support of all Lagosians had largely contributed to the overwhelming success recorded at the duration of the event.
“Let me tell you frankly that the Lagos State Government greatly appreciates the overwhelming support of all the people and residents of the state, hence the reason for the eventful success recorded”, Ibirogba said.
He implored Lagosians to come out and cheer the athletes particularly the Lagos State contingents who have done the state proud. The closing ceremony holds at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, from 2pm and the gate fee is free.