Bauchi Coalition of Fitness Clubs Held Combined Training Session

By Bashir Hassan Abubakar

As early as 6:30 AM of this Saturday the 11th of March 2023, fitness enthusiasts thronged to the Abubakar Tabawa Balewa Stadium Bauchi to engage in aerobic exercise in an atmosphere of camaraderie, banters and fun.


The fitness exercise activity was organized by a coalition of fitness clubs of Bauchi State, drawing participants from across all fitness clubs operating within the metropolis.

The aerobic sessions kicked started with different body exercises under the tutelage of trainers drawn from each of the clubs. After about 30minutes of rigorous aerobic session with an accompanying musical beats, the teams then took a 3 round walk around the Olympic size stadium arena.

At the end of the one hour exercise, participants were full of praises for the organizers of the maiden edition of the Coalition’s event, which most of them described as “innovative and worthwhile activity”.

A participant, who spoke to Daily Chronicle on the side, Dr. Jamila Dahiru said that she was impressed with the coordination of the aerobic exercise, which in her opinion was an avenue to encourage the general public to pay attention to their health through fitness exercises.

Dr. Jamila Dahiru, responding to our correspondent

Dahiru , who also serve as the Bauchi State Commissioner of Education,expressed her hope of seeing a bigger turn out of participants in the subsequent editions of the fitness exercise, pointing out that the state government under the leadership of Governor Bala Mohammed has created the enabling environment for sporting activities in the state.

She then implore the general public to reciprocate the quality leadership style of the Governor by voting him back to continue in the provision of social amenities in the state, that has become the hallmark of his administration.

Addressing the Coalition members shortly after the event, chairman of the Bauchi Coalition of Fitness Clubs, Honorable Aliyu Aminu Garu thanked all those that participated in the exercise and also promised improvement in the subsequent events.

He also seized the opportunity to expressed his gratitude to the people of Bauchi Local Government in voting him to represent them at the federal House of Representatives and further solicit for prayers to enable enable him deliver on their mandate.

One of the manager of a fitness exercise known simply as T Baby, said the training session did not only guaranteed good health to participants,but also bring people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds coming together in a relaxed and friendly environment. This, according to her, will foster peace and harmony amongst the people.

Dr. Elizabeth Saba’atu Danladi , a development worker, also shared her thoughts saying that she hopes to see more women participating in subsequent event.

Daily Chronicle observed the presence of high profile members of the community attended the maiden edition of the training session. Some of the personalities were: The state commissioner of education, members elect of house of representatives from Bauchi and Ningi/Warji Constituencies, the Walin Gabas of Misau, advisers to the state Governor and a business mogul, Alhaji Yakubu Muhammad Shafa.

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