Fitness Enthusiasts Gather in Lagos for Verve Life 3.0
By Dipo Olowookere
It was a gathering of fitness enthusiasts on Saturday, October 12,2019 at the Landmark Events Centre, Water Corporation Drive, Victoria Island, Lagos for an event tagged Verve Life 3.0.
The programme, which had fun and wellness enhancing sessions despite the torrential rain, was put together by Verve International, which has continued to blaze the trail and inspire Nigerians to a lifestyle of fitness and wellness.
The event was well attended by corporate executives, celebrities and individuals from all walks of life like Mike Edwards of the just concluded Big Brother Naija; Tobi Bakre of the previous Big Brother Naija; Kaffy the choreographer; Bovi comedian, Sani Danja and Odunlade Adekola both Nollywood stars.
Participants were treated to delightful and engaging sessions involving fitness challenges, as well as Masterclasses on Boxing, Strength and Conditioning, Dance, Yoga, Zumba, Martial Arts, Nutrition and much more.
There was a fitness challenge where Elastiick Abah and Ngozika Okwundu emerged winners in the Male and Female categories, respectively. They went home with handsome sums of money as reward.
Three runners-up in the male and female categories of the fitness challenge also went home with exciting cash prizes each.
It was learned that the 2019 edition, the third in the series, was themed Go Hard or Go Home and was aimed at motivating Nigerians to push themselves, adopt healthy lifestyle, workout regularly, keep fit and refuse all excuses that people often give for keeping sedentary habits.
While commenting on the initiative, the Group Chief Marketing and Communication Officer at Interswitch, Cherry Eromosele, stated that, “We tap into identified customer passion points because that’s what make people tick.
“We have therefore designed the Verve Life event experience to leverage fitness, fun, healthy food and living. Fitness and wellness enthusiasts thus come out in unprecedented numbers year after year to work out and network”.