host the award gala night and provision of accommodation for guests during the cycling championship, which holds on August 25.
With the agreement, the hotel will be the official partner, with the professional race of the cycling event starting from the magnificent surrounding of the marquee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Speaking on the bond, the General Manager, Eko Hotels & Suites, Mr. Danny Kioupouroglou, said the hotel was excited and grateful for the opportunity to support the event by hosting the dinner and providing rooms for guests during the programme.
Chairman Cycling Lagos, Mr. Soji Adeleye said the choice of the five stars hotel became necessary to meet the expectations of both local and foreign dignitaries and cyclists for the event that promises to be one of biggest sports, tourism and entertainment events in the country and the entire Africa continent in recent time.
“Cycling Lagos will attract cyclists and guests from across the world and we are confident that Eko Hotels & Suites, with its international reputation will offer them the needed comforts; with the brand, we expect to have a memorable corporate dinner after the races,” he said.
Leadway Assurance Company recently signed a partnership deal with the organisers of the event to provide insurance cover for over 1,000 cyclists at the event.
MultiChoice, owner of DStv, a sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service had also confirmed a partnership deal with the organisers to broadcast the event to its over 11.9 million subscribers across Africa.The Cycling Lagos 2018 is also supported by the Lagos government and the Lagos State Cycling Association.
Source: G Sport