December 6, 2019

Adron Games organisers sensitise public with road walk

October 4, 2019
From left, Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Bash Ali; Group Managing Director, Adron Home, Aare Adetola Emmaunel king; Ex- Nigeria Athlete, Mary Onyali; and Ex-Nigeria International, Peter Rufai; at the lightening of Adron 2019 Fitness Games Torch at the University of Ibadan on Tuesday. PHOTO: OLAWALE OLANIYAN

As part of activities to mark the fourth edition of the Adron Games, organisers would go on a road walk today to sensitise the host city, Ibadan and its environs. This year’s Adron Games is scheduled to take place from October 11 to 13 at the University of Ibadan.

The road walk is to ensure that members of the public get the right information concerning the event, which they are also expected to be part of.

Higher institutions that have confirmed their participation at the Games for the GMD Challenge are: University of Ibadan (UI), The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Lead University and Kola Daisi University, while others are expected to register before the event starts next Friday.

The Games, which is primarily for the staff of the company has its theme as “Festivals of Fitness” and would see participants compete for honours in football, basketball, long jump and cycling.

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Also, staff of Adron Homes would take part in early morning aerobics to be supervised by Kaffi, the Guinness book of record holder. This would include top management staff and would be led by the Group Managing Director, Adetola Emmanuel-king.

Games Ambassador Mary Onyali told newsmen that the road walk will help prepare the athletes for the big event.

The former African track queen stated that it would help put them is shape and give them an insight of what to expect at the Games.

Onyali, former Olympic medallist also called on the remaining higher institutions to register for the GME challenge and take part in the athletics event as a way of honing their skills.

“I am a former athlete and I know that events like this will help put the university student in good shape as they hope to become better athletes,” Onyali said.

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