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Gbajabiamila Endorses 2024 ‘LERE FUNATHON



The former Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has officially endorsed the 2024 LERE FUNATHON, a sports, community engagement and entertainment event aimed at promoting health, fitness, wellness, and socio-cultural unity in Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State.


Gbajabiamila who is the current Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu and has consistently demonstrated his commitment to the welfare, growth and development of the Surulere community gave this endorsement of the maiden edition of ‘LERE FUNATHON during a courtesy visit of the Local Organising Committee members led by its chairman Sola Lawson.

According to the media statement by the event’s Director of Communications, Phil Odiakose, Gbajabiamila stated that his endorsement is a testament to the event’s potential to bring Surulere residents, businesses, groups, clubs and associations together for positive impact.
“I am thrilled to support LERE FUNATHON, an initiative that aligns with my values and priorities of a healthy lifestyle, community engagement and socio-cultural unity.


“It is therefore without hesitation that i commend this event to Surulere Stakeholders and urge all members of the Surulere community to participate and lend their support to this unique family event.

Speaking earlier at the event, the chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Sola Lawson disclosed that the 2024 LERE FUNATHON is scheduled to take place on August 17 by 8:00am with a 10km road race starting from Teslim Balogun Stadium which will end at the “The Stable” – Union Bank Sports and Entertainment Centre, Surulere.


He further disclosed that the event whose proceeds will be donated to charity will also feature post race funfair and entertainment including musical concert, traditional dances, food, drinks and special recognition awards to distinguished individual and corporate “citizens” of Surulere.


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