Leadership (Abuja)

27 November 2012

Nigeria: Eko 2012 Opening Ceremony Holds Today

The opening ceremony of the 18th National Sports Festival, tagged Eko 2012 will hold today in Lagos. The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the sports festival has said it is planning a colourful and memorable opening ceremony tomorrow at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

The ceremony will also be a replica of what happened at the London 2012 and it is a celebration showcasing the best of Lagos. It also features a parade of all competing states and the highly anticipated entrance of the unity torch.

The eyes of the world will be on Lagos for the opening ceremony of the Eko 2012. The ceremony will provide an opportunity for the world to view the tourism potentials of Lagos. Aside the calisthenics display, the opening ceremony will witness the carnival like nature of the state. Foremost musicians will also be part of the ceremony, which will commence at 5pm today.

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