Cyclist grabs N1.7m star prize


On Saturday, after returning at the time of exactly 1hr 47:39 made Ace Cyclist, Ajibade Quadri, to emerge the winner and got the star prize of N1.7 million at the maiden edition of the CyclingLagos.

It was reported that the grand finale of the CyclingLagos which started at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Quadri, however, stole the show as he rode past his stiff opponent, Samuel Fasima, who eventually came second, while Afis Bakare came third and Eyo Effioh came in the fourth Position.

After winning competition, Quadri, said that he was dilighted to have emerged the champion of the competition which he denoted as tough.

“I am happy to have emerged champion. I never expected it, though I trained hard for it.

“Anybody can be a champion of the competition because we are all trained for it.

“Winning this competition will, however, afford me the opportunity of sharpening my skills in cycling because it is what I do all the time.

“I am also happy that we have been promised more competition because that is what will make us more relevant. Without competition, our trainings will amount to nothing.

“I look forward to more competitions as I will.” He concluded.

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