Exciting photos of Govs Makinde playing tennis, Sanwo-Olu working out, Yahaya Bello boxing

Exciting photos of Govs Makinde playing tennis, Sanwo-Olu working out, Yahaya Bello boxing

The aim of engaging in physical exercise is not just to get sweaty or have "six-packs", studies have confirmed that regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory and thinking skills.

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This explains why world leaders, despite their tight schedules, find time for sports and physical exercises.

In this piece, Legit.ng takes a look at three Nigerian state governors captured in photos as they also engage in one sport/physical exercise or the other.

Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu working out

Days after testing positive for COVID-19, Governor Sanwo-Olu was seen working out as he tries to keep fit while in self-isolation.

The Lagos state governor's pictures were shared by Gawat Jubril A, his senior special assistant on new media.

Sanwo-Olu: Nigerian governors doing sports and physical exercise
Makinde plays tennis, Sanwo-Olu treks, Yahaya Bello boxes: How Nigerian governors exercise. Photo credit: @Mr_JAGss
Source: Twitter

Jubril said COVID-19 is not an excuse for the governor to keep idle.

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Governor Makinde, the "Nigerian Roger Federer"

On Tuesday, December 22, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state declared open the GSM Tennis Championship 2020.

The initiative which is a personal project of the governor is aimed at discovering new talents and nurturing them to the level where they can compete on the world stage.

Governor Makinde, however, used the opportunity to shed some calories as he played an exhibition tennis match with his chief of staff, Bisi Ilaka.

The Oyo state governor said he had his "Roger Federer level on" as he defeated his chief of staff in the match.

Seyi Makinde: Nigerian governors doing sports and physical exercise
Makinde plays tennis, Sanwo-Olu treks, Yahaya Bello boxes: How Nigerian governors exercise (photos). Photo credit: @seyimakinde
Source: Twitter

The Oyo state governor said he had his "Roger Federer level on" as he defeated his chief of staff in the match.

Yahaya Bello: the "Anthony Joshua" among Nigerian governors

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state's preferred sports and physical exercise appears to be boxing as he has been seen in several pictures and videos having some boxing sessions.

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Yahaya Bello: Nigerian governors doing sports and physical exercise
Makinde plays tennis, Sanwo-Olu treks, Yahaya Bello boxes: How Nigerian governors exercise (photos). Photo credits: Yusuf Ali/Chika Nwankwo
Source: Facebook

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In a related previous report, Legit.ng shared pictures of Nigerian leaders such as President Muhammadu Buhari, former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan as they also engaged in some physical exercises.

The report embedded pictures of President Buhari, Obasanjo, and Jonathan as they trek an 800-metre distance, play football and jog respectively.

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