By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Residents of Lagos State and other neighbouring states will have a fun filled Independence celebration this year at the LafitGym during the third edition of their annual fitness festival on October 1, at the premises of Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos.
According to the convener of the event, Eric Brown, about about 1,000 participants including men, women and children are expected at the event which will afford them the opportunity to exercise themselves, participate in aerobics, burn out calories and keep fit.
He noted that the festival which attracted about 1,200 participants last year will be spiced up with stage performances by ” Golden Dancers” who have three disabled dancers among them, while there will also be inter-state competition, Tug- of- War and couples competition which will see the winning couples having a weekend holiday in one of the luxurious hotels in Lagos.
He also stated that apart from prizes to be won, Nigeria’s top musicians, African China and MC Wise will also be on ground while some comedians like Mr. Macarthy, MC Lively, Lekpasious Bose Emma O’ My God and Owen Gee are all billed to entertain fans.
“We’re organising the biggest fitness festival in the country to enable Nigerians have a worthwhile Independence Day celebration. This year’s edition will be an improvement over the past two editions.
“People will take part in aerobics, hits high intensive interval training, box burn walk- out, tug-of-war and soaking soccer for children amongst other side attractions”, he explained.