Tinubu Hails Tennis African Cup Winner Aruna Quadri

President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has praised tennis star Aruna Quadri for winning the 2024 International Tennis Federation (ITTF) African cup.

Quadri scooped the highly coveted individual title by defeating his Egyptian opponent El-Beiali in Rwanda.

The president also lauded the consistent performance of the star, despite hindrances and used the opportunity to highlight some of the feats recorded in sports in the country, including the Super Eagles’ second-place finish at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

Tinubu promised to create more avenues where Nigerian youths can freely display and develop their talents and skills.

A statement released by Tinubu’s Special Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale read: “President Bola Tinubu congratulates Nigeria’s table tennis pacesetter, Mr Aruna Quadri on winning the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup title.

“President Tinubu commends 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.”

Quadri has won several titles for himself and Nigeria.

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