Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says his addiction to the game of Squash is one of the secrets behind his longevity.
He spoke on Saturday during the finals of the 3rd Olusegun Obasanjo National Squash Championship in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Obasanjo in his remarks, described squash, believed to be game of the army, as interesting and exciting.
The 84-year-old player said the grace of God and the game of squash are secrets of his longevity.
Obasanjo expressed his gladness over young talents in the participation and charged them to strive more for excellence.
He also applauded the participants, sponsor and the officials for making the tournament “interesting and successful.”
Meanwhile, Mistura Durosinoluwa from Kwara State, has emerged the winner of under 16 category of the tourney.
Mistura defeated Delight Allison from Akwa Ibom State by three straight set in the final of the Championship played at the Olusegun Obasanjo Squash court in Abeokuta.
Durosinoluwa, who won under 16 girls category and Dominion Ntupe from Lagos, the winner in the boys category attributed the victory to hard work.
Number two seeded player in the championship from Delta state, Busayo Olatunji, defeated number one player, Rofiat Abdulazeez from Kwara state 11-8, 8-11, 11-3 and 11-7 to emerge winner in the senior women category.