Hassan Abdulsalam, Abeokuta
The President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Gusau has claimed that Marathon will make the country healthy, nairasports.com.ng reports
Gusau revealed this on Friday at the press conference to Harald the first edition of JAC motors Abeokuta 10km Race.
He also congratulated the people of Ogun state for having the first of its kind Road Race.
“we are here to give the support from the federation, I congratulate the people of Ogun for this great initiative. If marathon is being catered we will see half of Nigerians healthy” Gusau
Meanwhile, the minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare also said that sports is the only tool to eradicate crimes in the society.
Dare who was represented by South west coordinator, Femi Ajao urges all stakeholders to encourage sports.
According to him, “sports is the only whistle that joins everyone in Nigeria, everyone should encourage sports in the country, it is the only way to reduce crimes in Nigeria” he said