Wife Abia Gov. Mrs. Ikpeazu(C) Sector Commander FRSC Mr. Paul Ugwu and South East Zonal Coordinator Cycling Association Dr. Ezebunwa Nwaubani During the World Cycling Day. 

The Wife of Abia Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has demonstrated by riding the importance and health benefits of cycling.

Mrs. Ikpeazu who received the Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Paul Ugwu and corp cycling team in her Government House Office, Umuahia today urged the public to adopt cycling as one of their means of transportation for healthy living.

Mrs. Ikpeazu in collaboration with the FRSC to mark the world cycling day, said that cycling is a good exercise that promotes health.

The Governor’s wife expressed that world cycling day is a day set aside to promote the use of bicycle as alternative means of transportation thereby helping to reduce the extent of crashes on the road.

She urged government at all levels and civil society organizations to senstize the public on the benefits of cycling adding that it reduces many kinds of sicknesses.

Also speaking, the Sector Commander FRSC, Mr. Paul Ugwu, said that they embark on cycling demonstration to celebrate the world cycling day because of the Governor’s wife interest in promoting cycling, safety, and health of Abia residents.

In his remarks, the Eastern Zonal Coordinator Cycling Association of Nigeria, Dr Ezebunwa Ubani, said that the world cycling day is an important event that should be taken seriously to promote physical fitness and to reduce emissions in the society.

He commended the wife of Abia Governor for her immense support to cycling federation which has earned her an award as the matron of the national association of cycling federation in the country.

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