For enthusiasts who attended the maiden edition of Ikorodu fitness festival on the 28th of August 2021, it was a spectacle to behold as over 40 gym practitioners graced the Ikorodu ferry terminal at Ebute road in Ikorodu.
Kick-off time was 7 am, and aerobics was in the full array for both the young and old, with professional fitness experts leading the park at numerous points, not to forget the free medical check-up protocols executed at the back end of the workout.
The festival wasn’t only well received, it was considered an enormous paradigm shift for the fitness industry in Ikorodu division and a victory described its counterparts across the Lagos metropolis.
Gaining interest from prominent personalities and bodies; Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi (Ayangburen of Ikorodu Kingdom, Hon. S.O.B Agunbiade (Majority leader Lagos State House Of Assembly representing Ikorodu Constituency 1), Prince Hakeem Olukunga, Dr Abiodun Fatai Abatan, Hon. Wasiu Adesina (Executive Chairman Ikorodu local government), Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo (Chairman, Ikorodu Oga Development Association IKODASS), Pepc Foundation, Hon. Gafaar Oluwatoyin Bolowotan, Regal Hall, Papy, Vino Gano, NTAB, MegaTex Paint, Azukem Hotels, Ai Royal, Olam Grams, National Youth Council Of Nigeria (Lagos State Chapter) and 10/11 etc, the festival won in making a bold testimony across the waterbed region.
According to the event initiator, Tolulope Odufeko Emmanuel, the program is aimed at displaying to Ikorodu division how fitness plays a vital role in community development, creating employment, taking the young lads away from street life and improving the health conditions of residents.
The festival is here again!, Themed ‘Creating the value and culture of keeping fit’, the spectacle is set to take place at the same venue on the 27th of August 2022, poised to oust it prior.
“From 7am at Metro Ebute Ferry terminal, You are about to experience fitness like never before. The biggest Fitness festival in Ikorodu”.
“(IKFF Season 2) with so much fun, sweat it out, aerobic dances, fitness drills game and lots of gifts to take home. Join us with your family and loved ones, entry is free” Tolulope Odufeko added.
Guest Trainers for the 2nd edition include Eric brown, Benfit and shedams with sponsors; Hon. Babajimi Benson MHR (representing Ikorodu federal constituency), Hon. Adesina Wasiu (Chairman Ikorodu LG), Otunba olusegun Abiru, Chief Olasunkanmi Ayanmo, Toskem water, Vino Gano, JB wines, Indomie, Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo (Chairman, IKODASS), Adrons, Pepc foundation, Ten11, Megatex paints, Ai Royal, Bukka hut, Olam grains, Ikorodu News Network (INN) and Midas place.