First “Keep Fit Lagos” holds at Mobolaji Johnson arena

This year’s (2023) inaugural edition of “Keep Fit Lagos” organised by the Lagos State Sports Commission in collaboration with the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Damilare Orimoloye has begun at the Mobolaji Johnson arena, Onikan, Lagos Island.

It is a unique fitness event designed to promote the culture of healthy living and provide an enabling environment for the people of Lagos to bond and foster unity.

People from all walks of life stormed Mobolaji Johnson arena to be identified with an initiative that tends to improve physical and mental well-being and raising the importance of health education.

Addressing journalists, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Damilare Orimoloye said “Keep Fit Lagos” was a statewide agenda bringing people together to connect and embrace a lifestyle worthy of living.

Damilare lauded the state government through the sports Commission for the unflinching support of the aerobics programme in keeping the people of Lagos aware of their general health status and promoting a safe and healthy society.

Sporting Sun reports that the Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission Oluwatoyin Gafaar, expressed satisfaction with the inaugural edition of “Keep Fit Lagos”, adding that the next one would also be better.

Gafaar said it was not a one off programme and everybody needed to keep fit and that it would be hosted in every suburb of the state.

In his remarks, Commissioner For Youth and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende, encouraged participants not to relent in their efforts in pushing for a safe Lagos and continues to train their mind, body and soul for a better state.

Dignitaries  who graced the event include Honourable Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende, Chairman, House Committee on Sports, , Abiodun Orekoya, DG, LSSC. Oluwatoyin  Gafaar, LSSC Board members,  Fatai Abatan, Lanre Saheed and Adeshina Ogunjimi, Chairman, Lagos State Association, Fouad Oki, Director, Public Affairs, Titilayo Oshodi-Eko, Director, School Sports, Oluyomi Oluwasanmi, SSA, Sports, Damilare Orimoloye and SSA Grassroots Sports, Adebanji Atewogboye.

The monthly event is an avenue for Lagosians to burn calories, inspire healthy lifestyle modifications, bond, network, entertain themselves and have maximum fun.

Certificates of participation were presented to the participants at the end of the exercise.

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