Ikoyi Club hosts EKEDC table tennis tournament – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) started its first table tennis tournament at Ikoyi Club in 1938.

The competition, divided into Premiership, Championship and Veteran categories, according to EKEDC, is focused on promoting the development of table tennis in the country.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the tournament, EKEDC Managing Director, Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, said part of his company’s efforts to encourage table tennis as a sport for the physical fitness and mental well-being.

Earlier, the president of the table tennis section, Ikoyi Club 1938, Soji Aladesuru, who declared the tournament open, expressed his gratitude to EKEDC for its firm commitment to give back to the community through different initiatives and social responsibility interventions. of companies (CSR).

He added that the sponsorship of the first table tennis championship comes at a time when the promotion of indoor sports and activities has also become important in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aladesuru also appreciated the members of the personnel of the company, for the quality of the organization and the coordination.

Also speaking at the opening ceremony of the tournament, Eko Electricity Distribution Company CEO Adeoye Fadeyibi said he was delighted with the organization of the tournament.

He appreciated the members of the table tennis section of the Ikoyi club in 1938 for their cooperation and called for even more collaboration in the development of indoor sports in Nigeria.

Fadeyibi, who is also a player in the tournament, qualified for the second round of the Championship category on Monday by beating S. Shaibu in the first round.

The opening ceremony was attended by members of the Ikoyi Club 1938, management and staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company. The company also provided a customer support service to assist customers, resolve complaints, and provide information on EKEDC products and services.

The tournament will end tomorrow with the presentation of trophies and prizes to the winners of each of the four main categories.

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