Tinubu congratulates Aruna Quadri for winning ITTF Africa cup

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday congratulated Nigeria’s table tennis pacesetter, Mr. Aruna Quadri, on winning the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup title.

Quadri on Tuesday at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, defeated Mohamed EL Beiali of Egypt 4-0 to win the 2024 ITTF Africa Cup.

After three consecutive losses at the finals, the Nigerian got the crown back for the first time since 2017.

The Special Adviser to the President, (Media & Publicity), Chief Ajuri Ngelale in a statement on behalf of Tinubu stated that Quadri achieved a resounding victory in the final match of the 2024 ITTF Africa Cup in Rwanda, reclaiming his title and sealing his place as Africa’s table tennis champion.

According to his statement, Tinubu commended the table tennis star for his dogged pursuit of excellence even in the face of gnawing obstacles, declaring that the zeal for distinction, the hardiness to succeed, and the inventiveness to solve complex problems are the exceptional qualities that define Nigerians.

“The President also notes the recent progress in the nation’s sports sector, with remarkable performances in the African Games, the Africa Cup of Nations, and the World Relay Championships, and emphasizes that his administration will continue to foster the growth and development of sports in the country.

“The President reassures Nigerians that his administration remains dedicated to expanding the space of opportunities across diverse fields for Nigeria’s creative youths,” the statement added.

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