By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
14, GNA – The second edition of the
Mamedia Ventures Easter Walk and Blood Donation exercise, scheduled for the
Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Saturday, April 20, has attracted more
The walk, which
is follow up of the last year’s successful maiden event, is in collaboration with
the Ashanti Regional Blood Bank, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, KMA, The
National Youth Authority, NYA and the Ashanti Regional Police/MTTU.
Speaking in an
interview, Nii Maale-Adsei, the Managing Director of Mamedia Ventures, organisers
of the event revealed the event dubbed ”Walk For Life -Kumasi”, had received
sponsorship from MTN Ghana Foundation, SIC Insurance Company Limited, M&G
Pharmaceuticals and Healthilife Beverages.
him, Graphic Communications Group, Ever Pure Company Limited, Century Drinking
Water and the Sports Hotel have also joined the list of sponsors for the event.
gratitude to the corporate organizations for their kind gesture, adding that,
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 were 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.
shed his blood around this time to save mankind. Why can’t we also donate a pint of blood to
save lives ” Nii Maale said.
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
The rest are
the Komfo Anokye Nursing and Midwives Training College, Kumasi Technical
University and the Social and Floating Keep Fit Clubs.
He said, they
will unveil a big national celebrity as the Brand Ambassador for the event in
the coming days preceding the event.