The Mayor who was supposed to lead the walk and also deliver a message could not turn up like other respected personalities like MP for Ablekuma South, Hon. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, MP for Korle Klotey, Hon Ezenator Rawlings, MP for Odododiodoo, Hon. Nii Lantey Vanderpuije, MP for La Dadekotopone, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, Minister of Youth & Sports Hon. Isaac Asiamah and his depuy Pius Enam Hadzide.
Ben Nunoo Mensah revealed the significance of the walk and how the Olympic Movement came about.
He encouraged the participants to take sports serious as it makes them fit and has can create jobs.
The Deputy Minister of Health, Hon. Tina Mensah urged Ghanaians to be conscious about theor health and engage in physical activities, not only sitting behind computers or busy operating mobile phones.
After the walk which was beset with rains, the participants were refreshed with Verna mineral water and Rush energy drinks from Trillium Ghana Ltd.
Later, there were demonstration of some disciplines like weight lifting, judo, boxing, fencing, lawn tennis, taekwondo, rugby and table tennis.
By Sammy Heywood Okine