The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia showcased his hidden table tennis talent at the launch of the National Fitness Day at the Accra Sports.
At the launching , Dr Bawumia has encouraged all Ghanaians to embrace regular physical activity and the National Fitness Day on the second Saturday of every month to improve their well-being.
Dr Bawumia said this Saturday morning when he joined King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, the Ga Mantse and thousands of Ghanaians at the Accra Sports Stadium for the maiden edition of the National Fitness Day.
Dr Bawumia mooted the idea to the Ministry of Youth and Sports last year, he received President Akufo-Addo’s full backing and subsequent approval by Cabinet.
Dr Bawumia said it was exciting to exercise with Ghanaians from all walks of life, especially the youth, who demonstrated admirable passion throughout the nearly two-hour exercise.
He commended the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the successful implementation, as well as all those who observed the maiden edition in Accra, and across the country.
Bawumia wins table tennis match during national fitness day
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, also shown that he cannot only manage the economy but also he is good when it comes to sports.
In a video that has surfaced online, the veep was captured playing table tennis at the maiden edition of the National Fitness Day which was held on September 10, 2022, at the Accra Sports Stadium.
While playing the table tennis, spectators cheered him on with some people shouting words and phrases such as; ‘Man of the moment’, ‘Pressure’, to mention a few.
Watch the video below
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