President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Chris Isiguzo has called on members of the Union to engage in regular exercise to promote health alertness and fitness.
Comrade Isiguzo made the call at a Walk for Health” and medical outreach for journalists, facilitated by the NUJ-FCT Council in partnership with Zeberced Group on Thursday in Abuja.
Over 150 members of the NUJ-FCT engaged in the exercise from Berger junction at Utako District through Jabi District, Abuja.
The walk has Isiguzo and the Managing Director of Zeberced Group, Adil Kurt walking for about five kilometres.
Iziguzo described the walk as a ‘wealth package’, stressing that exercise is a natural way to promote healthy living.
“Medical checks will be carried out on members to expose them to routine health engagements.
“Part of the packages of this engagement is of course the health walk which we had from Berger to the council office,” he said.
The Managing Director of Zeberced, Kurt, in his remarks said that the health walk was good for all, especially journalists.
He said that the type of work journalists do which was round the clock, as a result of the birth of new media, requires regular exercise.
“Sweat is good for us all especially from the walk as it promotes good health, burning calories,’’ he said.
Kurt said that Zeberced was committed to the development of the country through its services.
He said that the health of the people was important, adding that “only healthy people can promote wealth distribution”.