President Bola Tinubu congratulates Aruna Quadri on ITTF Africa Cup victory

President Bola Tinubu has sent out a congratulatory message to Nigeria’s table tennis pacesetter, Aruna Quadri, after winning the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup title.

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.

In a statement issued by Ajuri Ngelale, special adviser to the president on media & publicity, President Tinubu commended the table tennis star for his dogged pursuit of excellence even in the face of gnawing obstacles.

The President noted that Quadri’s zeal for distinction, the hardiness to succeed, and the inventiveness to solve complex problems are the exceptional qualities that define Nigerians.

The President further noted the recent progress in the nation’s sports sector, with remarkable performances in the African Games, the Africa Cup of Nations, and the World Relays, and emphasised that his administration will continue to foster the growth and development of sports in the country.

The President reassured Nigerians that his administration remains dedicated to expanding the space of opportunities across diverse fields for Nigeria’s creative youths.