Nigerians React As Teni, Dbanj Are “Faces Of Athletics” In Nigeria

Nigerians React As Teni, Dbanj Are

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Shehu Gusau yesterday, the 1st of February announced that Nigerian musicians D’Banj and Teni are the new faces of Athletics in Nigeria.

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This announcement was made known at the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, an annual marathon competition which attracts athletes across the globe.
D’banj after the announcement, compared entertainers to sports in a world press conference.

D’banj said,

“For me, I’m an entertainer and I represent the entertainment industry. As you know, entertainment and sport are like brothers because even sport can be very entertaining. So I’m looking forward to see people run for the 50,000 dollars prize money tomorrow. I think it is going to be very entertaining. In entertainment industry, you have to be very fit, so we are both family.”

Also at the world conference was Teni who pledged her support. They both performed at Eko Atlantic City after the race.

This announcement was not well received by people on Twitter:

This is what the Commonwealth finalist had to say about it: