Organisers of the Lagos City International Marathon, Nilayo Sports recently unveiled leading real estate player, RevolutionPlus as one of the sponsors of the annual sport event. The deal is worth N500 million for five years.
Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos, Managing Director, Revolution Plus, Bamidele Onalaja, said the real estate and property development outfit was proud to be involved in a big project like the Lagos City Marathon as it reputation continues to soar each year.
RevolutionPlus promised to add more colours to the IAAF bronze-label event.
“We are proud to be a title sponsor of the Lagos City International Marathon for the next five years starting with the 2019 edition. Sport is very important to human life; if you are involved in sporting activities, you tend to have a healthy and longer life,” he said, adding that one of the reasons it is getting involved is that the sponsorship is part of its corporate social responsibility
Executive Director, Tolulope Onalaja, said though they were approached to be a community sponsor which is N20m yearly, they chose to get involved in a much bigger way as the expectation was surpassed with what was on offer at the last edition held on February 10, 2018.
Lagos City International Marathon Consultant, Bukola Olopade, described the partnership as the most understanding and seamless sponsorship it has ever had stressing that the enthusiasm shown by RevolutionPlus was overwhelming.
General Manager, Lagos City Marathon, Yusuf Ali said they are happy to see RevolutionPlus coming on board for the marathon.