The World Wrapper Man, Adjarho David Obaro, who is well known for his charity marathon races in a long wrapper has begun his journey from Lagos to Makurdi, to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Persons from the Benue flood.
The Marathon which is meant to help in a charitable cause for the victims of the August 27th, 2017 flood started today at 8 a.m from the Old Toll Gate, Opposite Federal Road Safety Commission in Lagos. The World Wrapper Man will be running a 900km race which has been scheduled for 25 days at an average of 40km/day and the money realised from the marathon will be spent in partnership with the Sensor Empowerment Foundation to help relieve the burden of pains on the victims of the flood and also help empower them economically to fend for themselves.
David Obaro, World Wrapper Man who has engaged in many local and international marathons is well known for his attire and the display of the large Nigerian flag when he’s running. He has participated in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Bucharest International Marathon in Romania, a 22-day, 787 km marathon from Abuja to Lagos in May 2015, a marathon from Abeokuta to Lagos in 2016, held in support of Jason Remo, a blind charity marathoner in the USA and also a Lagos-Agbarah-Otor, Delta State marathon in January 2017 held in support of the Back-To-School Education Project. The Wrapper Man is hoping to have as many sponsors as possible to help enhance the facilitation of the relief programmes planned for the victims of the Makurdi flood and will start receiving calls between 12 noon and 1 p.m when he’s on break. He can be reached through SMS on 08091817239 and for as many who are willing to contribute to the Benue flood victims can use the account details below;
- Bank: First City Monument Bank
- Account Name: Sesor Empowerment Foundation
- Account Number: 3758767017
To support the World Wrapper Man in his race, his account details are;
- Bank: First Bank
- Account Name: Adjarho David Obaro
- Account Number: 3077751057
The Lagos-Makurdi Marathon is held as one of several marathons usually lined up by the World Wrapper Man to help in his quest for charity.