9th July, 2010
Lagos State Sports Council has endorsed the 1st BRF Inter Continental Wrestling Championship scheduled to hold later this month.
A letter signed by the chairman of the Sports Council, Agboola Dabiri, sent to the Local Organising Committee, LOC, of the tourney tagged BRF Wrestlemania 2010, stated that: â€œI hereby certify and endorse your proposal to organise an annual event tagged 1st Raji Fashola Inter ContinentalÂ Wrestling Championship with the maiden edition coming up later this month.
â€œThe sports council sees this programme as a worthwhile event and consequently gives its backing to a successful hosting of the continental championship.â€
Meanwhile, Media Officer of the competition, Mr. Jide Osokoya, told P.M.Sports that all hands are on deck to ensure the organisation of the historic event goes smoothly.
The seasoned journalist said the LOC is working round the clock to ensure the world wrestling stars that have signified their interest to be part of the event have a good stay in the country during the week-long championship.
He disclosed that the tourney is being put together to honour the state governor for his good work in developing sports and improving the lives of Lagosians.