In commemoration of this year’s Olympic Day Celebration, Oyo State Government organised a road walk/ carnival to create awareness and sensitive members of the public.
Over two hundred athletes which comprises of cyclists, handballers. Footballers, basketballers, volley ball players, cricket and hockey players across the state.
The athletes were accompanied by their coaches, sports officers and other members of staffs that walked round the major and strategic areas within the Ibadan metropolis.
The 30 minutes workout was organised by the Oyo State Sports Council in collaboration with the Nigerian Olympic Committee for participants from all comers acrosss the 36 states and the federal capital territory to mark the 2023 edition of Olympic Day.
The worldwide activities are earmarked to celebrate solidarity, inclusion and sustainability. The Olympic Day events are also designed to engage everybody regardless of their age, gender and social background in sporting activity.
The Olympic Day was first launched in 1987and the run was about promoting the practice of mass sports. The theme for the year is tagged ” let us move.” OYO NEWS