He said: “I want to officially announce that Monopoly is now a recognized sport in Lagos State.
She revealed that a tournament tagged City of LagosU-17 Monopoly Championship will hold on 17 September where no fewer than 2,000 students from 100 schools from both private and public will vie for the position of Lagos State champion. The overall winner is expected to win N1 million educational fund.
“A month ago, we had the pleasure of training 100 teachers from 100 Lagos schools for the championship. It is appropriate that this historic tournament in which we expect to beat a world record should take place on the grounds of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere which is the landmark of Monopoly Board,” Akinkugbe said.