To promote the spirit of sportsmanship among the students, Ahmadi Muslim Students’ Association, Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo has held its 2nd Annual Marathon Race Competition on Saturday, 14th October, 2017.
Meanwhile, the event featured marathon, walkathon and public health talk.
According to the Organizer, the events were also objectively organized to extend the propagation of AMSA in the locality of Oyo and its environs and the event was opened to all male and female members of AMSA and Students of FCE (sp) Oyo.
The marathon event, which had 47 athletes, was won by Saheed Bakr, Isaac Emanuel and Salaudeen Abdul Fattah respectively. They were given Brand New Standing Fan, Electric Cooker and Pressing Iron.
The walkathon event featured 37 female students. At the end, Amatul Kabir Adesina claimed 1st, Lateefat Ajani and Roqeebat Adetoro emerged 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The route taken by the athletes includes Amoorin Palace through Durbar, Ilorin Expressway to Okooba Daudu International Motel and ended at Akinmoorin Complex, Amoorin Palace.
Meanwhile, the Public Health Talk was held at the Palace of Amoorin of Akinmoorin, Oyo as Dr Mathew Awoleye, Area Commander, NDLEA, Oyo State delivered a scintillating lecture.
The event was attended AMSA members, indigenes of Akinmoorin members of AMJ Oyo Circuits, the Chiefs of Amoorin, Iyaafin Amoorin and other dignitaries and it was chaired by Bro Kabir Lawal representing Oyo Circuit President.