Nigerian Paralympians who have braved the odds winning countless gold medals from global championships for Team Nigeria have been promised a brand new gymnasium to further boost their morale to do more.
Peak Milk, the country’s top milk brand produced by FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, has promised to refurbish the paralympians gymnasium at the National Stadium in Lagos and equip it with modern training and fitness equipment within eight week.
Speaking at the handing over of the gymnasium to the brand on Tuesday, Director and Head of the Lagos Liaising Office of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sport, Dr Segun Akinlotan, praised Peak Milk for coming to the aid of the ministry.
Head Coach of the Nigerian Paralympics Powerlifting team, Feyisetan Areh, described the gesture by Peak Milk as the best thing to happen to sports development in the country.
“The coming of Peak milk to help us refurbish and equip the gymnasium will further enhance the training process of the lifters and enable better performance from our team. This is very inspiring coming after several years we have been abandoned to our fate with obsolete and non-fuctional gym equipment,” Areh stressed.
The coach further thanked the brand specially for the monthly supply of its product to the powerlifters. “It is this Peak Milk gesture that has been nourishing our powerlifters making them to excel in several global competitions,” stressed Areh.
In his remarks, the Managing Director of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, Mr. Ben Langat, stated that the decision to renovate the gym was in line with the brand’s promise to enable and empower its teeming consumers to attain their peak regardless of their limitations or challenges.
Langat noted that the achievements of the paralympians is an aunthentication to the fact that individuals and indeed a country can attain greatness regardless of the limitations and difficulties that they may be faced with.
“For Peak Milk as a brand, supporting the paralympians is our way of inspiring greatness in Nigerians by using their story to reach out to millions of N