The 1st IGP Table-Tennis Championship, Lagos 2021, commenced yesterday 17th November 2021, and with the opening ceremony followed by some point, rounds match.
The opening ceremony which was graced by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman psc(+), NPM, FDC, ably represented by the immediate past Chairman of the Police Table-Tennis Association, a National and International Board Member of the Table-Tennis Federation as well as the Paralympics Federation and the Commissioner of Police in-charge of Special Fraud Unit (SFU), CP Anderson Bankole.
Other Senior Officers present at the Opening Ceremony were CP Ashafa Adekunle, the Commandant of Police College Ikeja, DCP Patrick A. Atayero the Force Sports Officer, and CSP Oluayo Akintunde, the Caretaker Chairman – Police Table-Tennis Association as well as DSP Martha Nwokolo, the Caretaker Chairman Police Darts Association.
The event was declared open by the representative of the Inspector General of Police after giving the IGP’s remarks and the Games ensued.
This maiden event would be played between 17th to 20th November 2021, and is expected to produce in the nearest future, contenders and eventual winners of the Nigerian National Table-Tennis Championship in both the Male and Female Categories.