The organising committee for the maiden edition of Emir of Ilorin Table Tennis Championship has joined the family of the ‘Ping Pong’ game to mark the world Table Tennis Day.
As revolutionised by the International Table Tennis Federation,ITTF, World Table Tennis day is celebrated every 6th of April annually.
In this year’s event, ITTF stressed the need to see the game as a tool for Development, Peace and Gender Equality given it’s universality nature.
Alhaji Nurudeen Ibrahim ,the Chairman of the LOC noted that identifying with the day will help deepen the significance of the game towards realising it’s full potentials while also serving as a means to healthy living and an end to meet the need for professionals.
He added that the committee is still on course to organise the championship which will be coming up very soon.
Recall that the committee had earlier received the royal blessings of the Emir of Ilorin ,Alhaji Dr. Ibraheem Sulu Gambari, CFR during a courtesy visit to his palace recently.