By Maxwell Okamafo Addo
The Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur, at 63 on Saturday proved to the younger generation that he was strong and still kicking, when he joined in the 14th edition of the National Sports for All Association of Ghana (NASFAAG), health walk to climb the hilly Aburi mountain, contrary to what most people expected, that he would start with them and leave half way.
The walk started from from Ayi Mensah to the Aburi Botanical Gardens.
Addressing the participants after a few minutes of aerobic exercises, before covering a distance of 17.5 km walk, the Vice President, emphasized the need for all to shift from the sedentary lifestyle to regular exercises to keep healthy, so the need for us to balance our diet as a people and exercise regularly.
After the Walk, the Veep took the opportunity to congratulate the organizers of the event for the good job they are doing in bringing Ghanaians, from all walks of life to participate in the walk.
The walk, was organized by the Wellness Foundation in collaboration with (NASFAAG), the theme for the event was, ‘‘Sports for Development in Africa’’
Over 1000 members of various Keep Fit Clubs in the country participated in the exercise.