The 6th edition of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Corporate Challenge will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the Muri Okunola Park, Adeyemo Alakija, Victoria Island, Lagos. The race will see over 1000 runners from more than 170 listed companies, broker-dealer firms, non-listed companies and the Nigerian entertainment industry run to raise awareness and banish cancer from the society. The NSE Corporate Challenge is an annual, highly competitive and fun-filled 5-kilometre walk, run and jog competition designed to support cancer causes and charity.
In case you are wondering what the NSE Corporate Challenge is all about, here are 8 facts to get you up to speed:
- The NSE Corporate Challenge is a 1-day challenge to engage Nigerians on the benefits of early detection of cancer and also to raise funds to support the fight against cancer in Nigeria.
- The Corporate Challenge started in 2014 as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the Nigeria Stock Exchange.
- Since inception, the NSE Corporate Challenge has helped to raise N63,362,624, through the support received from corporates, dealing members and wellness companies for the fight against cancer.