Chief Operations Officer of Africa World Airlines [AWA] – Mr. Kwasi Oteng has said that his outfit is enraptured to become the first official sponsor of the upcoming Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon.

Organized by Medivent Consults, the Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon, first of its kind will the staged in the Oil City [Takoradi] of Ghana on December 26, under the mandate of the Western Regional Coordinating Council [WRCC].

Speaking to the press Mr. Kwasi Oteng explained that the Ghanaian airline company is gratified to come on board while admonishing that the event could be used as a springboard to promote sports tourism in the region.

“We are grateful for partnering the Sekondi-Marathon and it is not only important to connect communities commercially but also socially especially through sports.

“We want to use this opportunity to promote sports in the country and we at Africa World Airlines are ready to provide the best of comforts for all traveling to the region,” he said.

General Manager of Medivents Consults [Mr. Henri Penni] also expressed appreciation to AWA for their support.

“With few days to the launch of the event, this package for all I can say is timely. We look forward to having a fruitful partnership with AWA,” he said.

The Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon, an initiative of Medivents Consult and Total Marketing & Tours Limited is expected to cover a distance of 21 kilometers [half marathon] would be part of the activities marking the ever-popular Ankos Festival.

Credit: Philip Otuo