The Kumasi branch of the National Sports Authority has confirmed the readiness of Baba Yara Stadium to host the much talked about Mamedia Easter Walk and Blood Donation.
The event themed: “WALK FOR LIFE-KUMASI” which is aimed at refilling the blood bank of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital comes off on Saturday 20th April 2019 in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Blood Bank, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, KMA, The National Youth Authority, NYA and the Ashanti Regional Police/MTTU.
According to the Managing Director of Mamedia Ventures Nii Maale-Adsei, organisers of the event, the success of the maiden event last year has attracted the benevolence of some companies including MTNGhana Foundation, SIC Insurance Company Limited, M&G Pharmaceuticals and Healthilife Beverages.
The rest he said are the Graphic Communications Group, Everpure Company Limited, Century Drinking Water and the Sports Hotel.
While, expressing gratitude to these corporate organizations for their kind gesture, Nii Maale said he was hopeful the walk would help inculcate the habit of regular exercising among the people of the Ashanti Regional capital.
He said the Easter time festivities was the appropriate time to organise the walk due to the number of people expected to travel across the country and the world to Kumasi and added that the blood donation would go a long way to save lives.
Some of the organizations who have confirmed their participation in this program are NABCO, NYA, NSS, Daddy Lumba Fun Club and the Northern Sector National Supporters Union.
The rest are the Komfo Anokye Nursing and Midwives Training College, Kumasi Technical University and the Social and Floating Keep Fit Clubs.
The Managing Director of the organisers disclose they will unveil a big national celebrity as the Brand Ambassador for the event in the coming days preceding the event.