Tinubu congratulates Aruna Quadri on ITTF Africa Victory


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

Quadri secured a decisive victory in the final match of the 2024 ITTF Africa Cup in Rwanda, reclaiming the title and cementing his status as Africa’s table tennis champion.

In response, Tinubu praised Quadri for his relentless pursuit of excellence “even in the face of daunting challenges,” highlighting the athlete’s determination, resilience, and creativity as qualities that exemplify the Nigerian spirit.

A statement by Tinubu’s Special Adviser, Chief Ajuri Ngelale added, “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.”