The Sports committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos branch has announced the launch of the branch’s Cycling team and a coffee ride in January.
According to the Chairman of the committee,Anthony Atata,this is in advancement of the “One Lawyer One Sports Campaign”
Cycling among other things helps our cardiovascular health Atata,who is also a cyclist said.
He also said that Cycling is one of the few exercises you can do and achieve fun and fitness at the same time .
The team is open to all members of the branch, male and female, irrespective of whether they know how to ride a bicycle or not because training will be available. It is also not mandatory that one owns a bicycle already because the Committee has discussed with a Micro finance bank that will finance the acquisition of bicycles for members of the team.
The team has as members some senior lawyers in the branch who are also cyclists. The likes of Ladipo Soetan, Seyilapo Ojo, Adebola Lema.
Atata also said that although there are different types of riders like Mountain bike riders including fat bikes and Road bike riders,the team will be made up of all categories mostly MTB riders.
A whatsapp group has been created for interested members of the team, that will help coordinate the number of lawyers that will require financing of their bikes.
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