Sports Ministry launches National Fitness Day to be marked on September 10

The Ministry of Youths and Sports has ushered in a brand new nationwide occasion dubbed “National Fitness Day”. The official launch of the newly oriented occasion occurred on the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday, August 19. National Fitness Day has been slated to happen each second Saturday of every month throughout the size and breadth of the nation to assist enhance the curiosity of residents in fitness-related actions. Delivering the welcome handle, the Director General of the National Sports Authority, Prof. Peter Twumasi, acknowledged the significance of such an occasion and applauded the Sports Minister in addition to the Vice President for pledging and delivering such a helpful occasion to Ghanaians. Prof. Twumasi additionally conveyed the authority’s readiness to supply their in-depth assist because the occasion has come to keep to guarantee each citizen workouts repeatedly to scale back well being dangers. “It’s an important program and the National Sports Authority may be very blissful to be a part of it. It will assist enhance our sporting actions in addition to assist us scale back our medical payments. “On behalf of the National Sports Authority, I pledge our dedication to being a part of this occasion,” he stated. Madam Sheila Naah-Boamah; a consultant from the Ministry of (*10*); Mr. Rex Brobbey, the Director of Operations on the Ghana Olympics Committee (GOC); and a consultant from Decathlon supplied a solidarity message on the newly launched occasion. They all pledged their assist and wished this system would assist enhance the curiosity of Ghanaians in fitness-keeping workouts. Madam Sheila Naah-Boamah, specifically, wished this system would give the brand new technology a brand new manner to bond with friends from different localities and faculties, in contrast to the trendy digital type of friendship. The Minister in command of the Ministry for Youths and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif gave the opening speech. He highlighted, “Clearly, we stand to profit immensely from instituting a National Fitness Day. Apart from the primary goal, which is to promote health and good well being among the many citizenry, the National Fitness Day additionally seeks to obtain the next targets: a. To promote good group relations amongst residents of assorted communities, b. Increasing public consciousness of health and well being points c. Community sports activities and recreation promotiond. To enhance bodily and psychological well being.To present a platform for expertise discovery.g. To present energetic patriotism, good citizenship, and integration. ” According to the Minister, it was for the above causes that the Vice President signed a lease with the Ministry to introduce the National Fitness occasion, which can be first noticed on September 10 in Accra, with the precise venue but to be determined. The Minister additionally communicated that the National Fitness Day will be within the type of a well being stroll, adopted by cardio periods, well being ideas and any sports activities self-discipline of selection inside a group. The Minister confused, “Ladies and gents, the National Fitness Day is for all Ghanaians, no matter age, standing, tribe, non secular and political affiliations. Let us all be ambassadors of this noble initiative for our personal profit. ” He continues, “On each National Fitness Day, we encourage all individuals to share photos of their participation on social media beneath the hashtag #NationalFitnessDay.” A distinguished Ghanaian broadcaster, Mr. Lexis Bill, was unveiled because the official ambassador for this system, who in flip urged everybody to take this system severely and in addition inform others. On the lighter facet, the National Supporters’ Union and the National Fitness Instructors additionally welcome the visitors with overwhelming performances. In attendance have been stakeholders from ministries and sports activities authorities, in addition to the media.

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