The World Wrapper man – Amb Adjhrho David Obaro, a Marathoner, known for having the world’s longest wrapper round him while he race, set forth from Lagos to Onitsha on September 18. The race is partnership with the Nigeria Copyright Commission NCC as they celebrate their 30 years of protecting creativity in Nigeria, with the theme: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE.
In The next 17 days he will be on the road running. Amb Adjhrho David Obaro left Lagos tying a 36 yard wrapper folded into 18 yards for easy usage.
His original weight as at departure time was 94 kilogram without his luggage and with his luggage he was weighing 107, he left Lagos with 52 items mostly his toiletries, balms, drugs and searchlights. He took off from NCC office in Costain at about midday and had a brief stopover at the National Stadium where he addressed the crowd about the danger of piracy and the need for Nigerians to stop piracy, after then the race continued but for the heavy rain, he stopped over again at Maryland bus stop, when the rain subsided he continued as he headed through Ojota towards the Lagos Ibadan road, he stopped over to rest for the night at about 9:40pm at OPIC Ogun state, because the rain added more kilogram to his weight.
He will be setting out by 6 am to head towards Sagamu on September 19. As he race we can only pray that God be with him and plead with Nigerians if u see him show some love and support to brother. (Photo credit: Ikemsinachukwu – his official photographer for the Lagos Onitsha tour)