Muslims have been enjoined to engage in physical exercise to improve their physical fitness and health conditions regular physical exercise. The State Coordinator of The Muslim Congress (TMC) in Oyo State, Alh. Daud Oladosu made this call on Sunday July 1, 2018 during the second edition of the organisation’s Trek for Life held in Oyo town. “Only healthy Muslims could perform their religious duties effectively”, he said.
You will recall that the first edition for this year was held in Ibadan to commemorate the 17th Anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the 2018 World Health Day on April 7. This second edition coincided with the 2018 World Friendship Day. This is because as Muslims, our religion, Islam teaches friendliness and peaceful co-existence.
The trek which was attended by able bodied young and old men in the community took a 360 degree movement from Durbar Police Station, Oyo through Palace Road, Akesan Market to Owode Roundabout and back to the starting point at Durbar.
The event was glamourized by acrobatic performance by trained skaters who partook in the trek.