800metres Walk: Athletics Federation of Nigeria should choose Nigeria’s next President – Fayose
NEWS DIGEST – Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has said with the recent declaration of President Buhari as fit to contest based on his 800metres (Eight Hundred metres) walk, the Athletic Federation of Nigeria should be allowed to decide the winner of the upcoming elections.
In a Twitter post via @governorayodelefayose, he said:
“May be the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) should be the one to choose president for Nigeria since being fit to be president is only determined by 800m walk.” .
It will be recalled that the media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari has been reported to have said the current president is fit to contest after his 800metres walk during Sallah.
This has generated wide reactions and debates .
Presidential aspirants, Omoyele Sowore and Atiku Abubakar also released their own version of fitness. While Sowore pitched his tent with Marathon race, Atiku opted for his daily jogging routine.