In commemoration of the year 2022 World Bicycle Day that is being celebrated across all the countries of the world, The Lapet Feats International, a non governmental organization pioneering bicycle racing in collaboration with the OYO State Sports Council and Federal Road Safety Commission have concluded all arrangements to organize a one day “Ibadan Cycling Tour”
According to the General Manager of the OYO State Sports Council, Mr Gboyega Makinde. The road racing competition is scheduled to hold on Friday 3rd June 2022 within the Ibadan metropolis.
Over sixty (60) professional cyclists in Oyo State will participate actively in this Cycling competitive physical exercise using bicycle.
The General Manager is billed to flag off the road racing competition at the Oyo State Headquarters of Federal Road Safety Commission, Eleyele, Ibadan at 8:00 am on Friday.
According to the convener of the Ibadan Cycling Tour, Mr Olawale Samson said that “Bicycle racing is recognized as an Olympic Sports, stressing that the bonuses of cycling include: strengthening of immune system; increased cardiovascular fitness; improved joint mobility; decreased stress level; and prevention and management of diseases amongst others”
The General Manager, therefore appeal to the members of the public, especially the motorist to take cognisance of the cyclists while driving carefully along the highways through out the period of the intra – city road racing.
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