In step with Covid-19 protocols and working with the Lagos Instruct Safety Commission and linked agencies, organisers have announced that ideal 25 journalists would possibly be allowed to quilt the 2021 version of the Safe admission to Bank Lagos City Marathon bustle and Press Conference.
Olukayode Thomas, Head Communications and Media for the Safe admission to Bank Lagos City Marathon. outlined that the resolution is in strict compliance with laid down tips by the Federal and Instruct ministries of health and other linked agencies.
Thomas stated the trendy purposes for media accreditation may possibly possibly possibly possibly now not be entertained this Twelve months however a rigorous choice route of would possibly be adopted to make a replace 25 media platforms to quilt this Twelve months’s bustle as properly because the clicking conference.
“There would possibly be no accreditation route of for journalists this Twelve months, we would ideal be deciding on 25 media platforms with a pedigree in athletics and avenue races reporting to quilt this sixth version” Thomas outlined
Now in its sixth version, the Safe admission to Bank Lagos City Marathon, the ideal one-day tournament in Africa customarily attracts over 100,000 runners however the number has been reduced to simply 300 runners for the 2021 version slated for April 10.
“As we already know, the series of runners changed into as soon as trimmed down from nearly 100,000 to simply 300 elite runners, here is the reality we discover ourselves in, so we charm to all americans to undergo with us at this time” he added.
Thomas published that the authorized journalists must also adhere to the protocols of COVID-19 by wearing their face masks the least bit cases and also stare the necessary social distancing.
“We acquired’t even be titillating interviews on the finishing line, all audio-visuals and footage would possibly be disseminated by all our platforms so our folks can exercise them precisely,” he assured.