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Stars join Ayo Animashaun on Walk For Life

By Ijeoma Thomas-Odia
10 July 2021   |   3:05 am
Entrepreneur and owner of Nigeria’s number one urban culture television station, Hip TV, Ayo Animashaun, recently launched Walk For Life, a 10km/90-minute fitness walk

Nancy Isime and Ayo Animashaun<br />

Entrepreneur and owner of Nigeria’s number one urban culture television station, Hip TV, Ayo Animashaun, recently launched Walk For Life, a 10km/90-minute fitness walk. The maiden edition held on June 26, 2021, was well attended by entertainers, executives and general fitness enthusiasts in Lagos, Nigeria.

Walk For Life focuses on busy high profile personalities, top entrepreneurs, corporate, media and entertainment executives, whose schedules are constantly packed, and do not create time to rest. The walk aims to encourage fitness and a healthy lifestyle, which ultimately leads to higher productivity and serenity of the mind.

Animashaun’s friends who participated in the walk on the rainy Saturday morning are entertainment personalities, including Funke Akindele, Adebola Williams, Ali Baba, Ramsey Noah, Bovi, Nancy Isime, Daddy Showkey, Zaaki Azzay, Charly Boy and Kate Henshaw.

Among top executives who joined the fitness, walk is former Commissioner of Tourism, Lagos State, Steve Ayorinde; Group Head, Communications and External Affairs, Access Bank, Amaechi Michael Okobi; Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc., Emmanuel Oriakhi; Executive Director, MediaReach, OMD, Adeyinka Adebayo and President, Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick.

At the event, Animashaun said: “I started Walk For Life to inspire people. I’ve been a fitness enthusiast for as long as I can remember. You will either find me running, jogging or playing squash. It’s important, as humans, that we find time in our busy schedule to keep fit because if we want to get the best out of our body, we need to give the best to our body.”

The Walk For Life recorded almost 100 excited participants who received fitness certificates for their participation. The walk was vdone in partnership with the Lagos State Government, GAC Motor, Power Oil, So Fresh, Verve, Amstel Malta Ultra and Aquafina Water, with HipTV, TVC, ARISE News, AIT and SuperSport as media partners.

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