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Sanwo-Olu Celebrates Coach Dreh’s Epic Swim and Mental Health Advocacy

Sanwo-Olu Celebrates Coach Dreh's Epic Swim and Mental Health Advocacy

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu took to social media and hosted Dare Samuel Akinrodoye to commend his remarkable achievement, swimming the entire 11.8km length of the Third Mainland Bridge in just 2 hours and 33 minutes on March 30, 2024.

Governor Sanwo-Olu lauded not only Coach Dreh’s physical accomplishment but also his dedication to a worthy cause.

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Coach Dreh, head of Ocean 28 Swimming Academy, undertook this impressive feat to raise awareness and advocate against suicide and depression.

His 10 years of swimming experience fueled his belief that he could use his skills to tackle a different kind of challenge: mental health.

Governor Sanwo-Olu further recognized Coach Dreh’s efforts by hosting him, his team, and the Commissioner of Youths. He stated, “Great achievements often stem from noble causes,” highlighting the importance of Coach Dreh’s advocacy.

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Governor Sanwo-Olu praised Coach Dreh’s courage, commitment, and dedication to making a difference. He concluded by saying, “Your story embodies the strength and resilience that define the Lagos spirit.”

This rewrite condenses some repetitive elements and focuses on the key points: Coach Dreh’s impressive swim, his advocacy for mental health, and the Governor’s recognition of his achievements.

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