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Guinness World Record: Atiku, Sanwo-Olu send message to Nigerian chess master, Tunde Onakoya

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Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has joined hundreds of thousands of Nigerians in residence and overseas to help famend chess grasp, Tunde Onakoya, as he embarks on a mission to surpass the Guinness World File for the longest chess marathon at Instances Sq. in New York.

Onakoya had on Wednesday introduced the graduation of the marathon by way of his X account with the caption, “Sport time.”

He additionally wrote, “We haven’t even began but and Nigerians are already trooping into camp out with me.”

In a tweet by way of his X deal with on Thursday, Atiku backed Onakoya to interrupt new floor.

He wrote: “Expensive @Tunde_OD, I be part of hundreds of thousands of Nigerians at residence and overseas in wishing you one of the best in your quest to interrupt the Guinness World File for the Longest Chess Marathon. Your can-do spirit up to now has been actually inspirational. I’m rooting so that you can break new floor. -AA.”

Additionally, on his half, Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu backed Onakoya to interrupt the Guinness World File for the longest chess marathon.

He wrote on X, “Each grand victory begins with a single, daring transfer akin to a daring gambit—a daring transfer to redefine prospects.

“@Tunde_OD; Lagos is rooting for you as you try to interrupt the Guinness World File for the longest chess marathon at Instances Sq. within the coronary heart of New York.

“Taking the story of the exceptional work you began in Lagos with younger youngsters to a world stage is a strong testomony to how greatness can emerge from wherever.”

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