Obasanjo reveals secret of his longevity


Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has attributed his longevity to God and his addiction to the game of squash.

Obasanjo made the attribution on Saturday at the finals of the third Olusegun Obasanjo National Squash Championship in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Speaking at the occasion, the ex-President owed his being alive at aged, 84 to God and squash saying, “I am addicted to it. And when people ask me, at my young age. I am a young man, officially, 84, going to 85 years. I’m still playing squash. So, when people ask me, what is the secret? It’s the grace of God and squash is part of the secret.”

Continued: “Again, it is a game that does not require too much time. If you are a very busy person, when you play a game of squash for one hour, you must be sweating. There are other games, when you play them for three hours, you don’t even know that you are playing a game. But here, you are in the court for 45, 50, or 60 minutes, you have got a good exercise for the day.”

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