Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 13-04-2018
The Presidency has confirmed President Cyril Ramaphosa will be taking part in the 2018 Gandhi Walk in Lenasia on the 15 April.
The annual walk which is in its 33rd year will take place over 6 and 12km under the theme going green.
The event this year will be acknowledging a number of struggle stalwarts including late Laloo Issu Chiba and former President Nelson Mandela amongst others.
President Cyril Ramaphosa who is expected to lead the 12km walk on day has already built a reputation as a fit and active person.
Last month Ramaphosa walked five kilometres from the Gugulethu Sports Complex to Athlone Stadium.
Spokesperson Khusela Diko says President Ramaphosa is excited about joining the community of Lenasia in the Gandhi Walk.
“The President subscribes to the values that the Gandhi Walk represents. These are about creating community awareness. This is about ensuring that we all take part in our nation building project. But also most importantly, I think promoting healty lifestyles and ensuring that our communities are able to come together in a fun way.”
The entry fee for the Gandhi Walk is R 30.00 and tickets are available at Computicket.