Some notable companies and groups have identified their readiness to sponsor the December 30, 2022 1st 18km Walk4Fun, Walkathon& Exercise picnic event in Ohuhu, Umuahia North LGA of Abia State .
These development was made known by barrister Kingston Ezeugo Chikwendu, a Trustee of Chief Andrew Ogbonna Chikwendu Foundation in an updated information concerning the planned keep fit and fun-filled world-class event.
The global event, which is patterned like Lagos Marathon or Boston Walk, with the Support of Ogwe-AMA fitness Club of Ohuhu, has so far attracted the sponsorship interests of first-class industries and other raving business entities .
Among the firms and not for profit organisations joining in partnering with AO Foundation through identification and sponsorship are: Nigerian Breweries PLC, Connak Foundation, Ohuhu Community Development Foundation, Saclux Paints Industries, Masters Suite, Carpanaum Energy LTD and Where Else LTD Umuahia.
Others are: De-Latinos, Vino Lounge, 322 Restaurant & Lounge , Cocean Integrated Energy LTD, Every Every Drinks LTD among other firms while Ohuhu Community Development Foundation and Chuks Nwachukwu & U.C Ltd have also queued to sponsor the maiden wellness and unity program .
The 18km Walk4Fun which would be held annually ,will commence at Ohuhu Community Sec. School, Amaogwugwu by 7:am and move through 👉🏿Umuagu>Umukabia>Umule>Afugiri Roundabout>(Williams Memorial Sec.School).
From Afugiri Roundabout, the Fun-filled Walk continues through 👉🏿Umuegwu Okpuala to > Nkwoegwu Roundabout to >Nkata before climaxing at Ohuhu Community Sec School, Amaogwugwu Ohuhu .
So far, physical registration point for participants of the Walkathon has been opened at No.14 Awka Street, Umuahia, while those who want to register online can click on: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfF02y4QQnSnHfYp3AUJ0YECCaPeM53QF0hY1-vf3qKqmEsOA/viewform?pli=1 , www.andrewogbonnafoundation.org. Or can contact +234 8148735680 for more guides.
Accordingly, every interested participant is expected to provide his or her name, age, phone number, email address, and is also expected to indicate if he or she is disabled or not.
The Friday , December 30 entertainment- filled event will have Rt Hon Chinedum Orji, the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly as the Chief Walker even as it would be colourised with foods and music galore, in a magnitude never witnessed in Abia State before, according to Barr Kingston Ogbonna.
He assured that lives and health of Ohuhu people and other participants would be improved while the foundation and Ogwe-Ama would strengthen the bounds of unity and communal living in Ohuhu.
Loads of prizes are to be dished out to male and female winners and other participants even as former Director of Sports in Abia State , Mr Ejikeme Ikwunze has promised that future global athletic champions would be discovered on that day.