My 73rd year would have been better if I took exercising more seriously - JJ Rawlings

My 73rd year would have been better if I took exercising more seriously - JJ Rawlings

- JJ Rawlings has said he regrets not taking exercising much more seriously when he was younger

- The former president of Ghana said this in a brief birthday meetup with Nana Aba Anamoah of GHOne TV

- It is hoped that all young people would learn from this and not say the same thing in the future

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Former President of the Republic of Ghana, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, has said on camera that he bitterly regrets not taking exercising a little more seriously.

JJ Rawlings, as he affectionately called, made the rather thought-provoking statement during a meetup with Nana Aba Anamoah in a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Facebook handle of GHOne TV.

Nana Aba, who celebrated her birthday just some days earlier, was very excited for the former president and decided to give him an unscripted interview.

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Nana Aba asked JJ how it feels like to be 73, to which the former president replied, "it feels really great but it could have been much better."

The experienced TV presenter did not allow that statement to slide without any clarification and thus, she quickly asked JJ what could have made his 73rd birthday better.

Rawlings, who is known to be plain and transparent with his opinions and thoughts revealed that he was struggling in body due to the fact that he did not take exercising very seriously when he was much younger.

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This is a subtle piece of advice to all young folks who have the chance to keep themselves fit and not say the same in the near future.

In another story relating to the wellbeing of people, Gary Al-Smith, a renowned Ghanaian sports journalist who tested positive for COVID-19 has outlined insider-details concerning how Ghana is handling the pandemic.

The popular journalist who works with Multimedia gave the full account of how 'messed up' the COVID-19 management in Ghana is, in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on his Facebook handle.

Gary's write-up captured four key areas in which Ghana has gotten completely misconstrued with regards to the handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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