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Motorsport: Work And Play Wins Tourism Award

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Motorsports promoter, Work and Play, has been awarded the Best Tourism Promotion Initiative. They got the award at the 2020 edition of the Nigeria Tourism Award, which held last weekend.

President of the motorsports group, Adeoye Ojuoko, said the award confirmed the importance of a sustained focus on national development.

He said, “The past year was a difficult one because of the pandemic. We had our calendar decimated by the sit-at-home, and most of the racers and even sponsors became extra cautious even when we had a little window to host one or two events.





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“Our team resorted to collaboration. It made us able to pull off three of the biggest motorsports activities in the country last year.”

He dedicated the award to members of his group. He said they had shown tremendous faith in Work and Play’s vision. That vision is to use motorsports as a vehicle to stimulate tourism, economic growth, youth engagement and professionalism.

Efetobo Awhana, President, Nigeria Tourism Award, said Work and Play showed resilience in the face of the challenges that the industry was exposed to, citing their innovative partnership as a rare example for the industry, which suffered a shut down, while the lockdown lasted in 2020.

Awhana described Work and Play’s innovative partnership as a rare example for the industry in the wake of the pandemic challenge in 2020.

Last year’s events that earned the team the award included partnerships with BMW Nigeria Club for the 2020 Lagos Autofest, the Fanfaro Autofest in Ibadan and the Zuru Sports Autofest in Kebbi State.









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