Arise Walk for Life became bigger this year despite many restrictions due to rampaging coronavirus.
News Rain Nigeria reports that people across the world harkened to the call of the delectable Convener of Arise Walk For Life, Dr. Siju Iluyomade of Arise Women, in a bid to encourage exercises and improve our health status, as this year’s edition which was held in clusters across many parts in the Country instead of the regular convergence and walk as a whole, as usual, attracted many dignitaries walking simultaneously in clusters to adhere to covid-19 protocols.
Governors’ Wives, Minister, Others Join Siju Iluyomade In 2020 ‘ARISE WALK FOR LIFE’
Tagged #StayingAlive, the event held in the early hours of Saturday, 17th October across many parts of the world, saw the Convener, Dr. Iluyomade starting up her cluster alongside wife of Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, Former First Lady of Cross River, Mrs. Onari Duke, wife of Chairman of Daar Communication, Mrs. Moji Dokpesi among others in front of St. Saviour School, Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi down to the Ikoyi bridge and environs.
Former Super Eagles stars like Peter Rufai, Pastor Taribo West, and Jonathan Akpoborire also teamed up with her to add more side attraction to the day. In other parts of the states, the wife of Governor of Lagos State, Her Excellency, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, and wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Oluremi Hamzat joined the walk in another cluster, walking along the Marina area of the State along with some wives of members of the State Cabinet.
Also joining the Walk is the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Bagudu along with her aides in the State capital, Minister For Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen also led a cluster in Abuja to Walk for Life as they also observed the covid-19 protocol.
This edition which precludes the yearly Arise Women Conference holding on October 31st both virtually and at the City of David Church Auditorium will witness the Arise Boat cruise to spice up the day.
Though the convener Siju alongside his ever-supportive Husband, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade led the Bourdillon Cluster with other dignitaries, Arise Women Walk also took place in France, Philippines, America, UK, Mauritius, Banana Island, Sangotedo among many other Cities