President Goodluck Jonathan will on Saturday, March 7, lead government officials, including sportsmen and women on an out-door physical training exercise in Abuja.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, who stated this in a statement he issued on Friday in Abuja, noted that the training exercise is aimed at promoting sports and fitness in Nigeria.
According to the statement, the training exercise, which will start at 7.00 am, will include a long walk from the presidential villa by President Jonathan accompanied by top government officials, presidential aides, political associates, leading sports personalities and enthusiasts.
The statement further stated: “The programme, which will also include jogging, physical stretches and light aerobics, will culminate in a solidarity rally for President Jonathan at the Eagle Square organised by the Nigerian sports community.
“Sports personalities expected to participate in the physical training exercise and solidarity rally include Mary Onyali, Austin Eguavoen, Kanu Nwankwo, Joseph Yobo and Chika Chukwumerije, amongst others.
“The event will be broadcast live on the Network Service of the Nigerian Television Authority”.