Omoyele Sowore Visits Nigerian Chess Player Tunde Onakoya During His Epic Guinness Record Breaking Marathon

Omoyele Sowore, a renowned Nigerian political activist, paid a surprise visit to Nigerian chess player Tunde Onakoya during the latter’s world record breaking chess marathon.

The unexpected meeting between Omoyele Sowore and Tunde Onakoya was a heartening instance of mutual admiration and support, particularly on the part of Sowore who wanted to express his profound respect for Onakoya’s incredible chess prowess and laudable efforts to break a world record. This poignant moment of solidarity, while highlighting the boundless nature of human spirit and perseverance, served as a much-needed boost for the Nigerian chess champion to continue his quest for greatness.

Omoyele Sowore, in a heartfelt post on his Facebook page, revealed the primary reason behind his visit to Tunde Onakoya during the latter’s record-breaking chess marathon. Sowore highlighted his belief in the importance of the chess champion’s efforts to bring attention to the plight of African children who lack access to quality education, and expressed his unwavering support for Onakoya’s mission to use his talent as a chess player to champion a worthy cause.

“I was at Tunde Onakoya’s Guinness World Record Chess Marathon in New York City #timessquare.

“Today in New York City’s #TimesSquare with Nigeria’s Chess prodigy Tunde Onakoya @Tunde_OD in his quest to break a Guinness World Record for longest chess marathon as well as help African kids with #GiftofChess I was with Lookman Mashood of @Buka New York as he supplied fresh Nigerian Jollof rice and plenty of goat meat to keep Tunde going!,” Sowore stated.


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