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T/tennis coach impressed as Quadri’s  assists orphans

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A  former Lagos State Table Tennis Coach, Oladele Olasumbo, has hailed the generousity of Aruna Quadri,  winner of the just-concluded 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Plus Nigeria Open.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that Aruna and his wife, Ganiyat, on Tuesday visited the Heart of Gold Children Hospice, Surulere, Lagos, and donated food items to the orphans.

Olasumbo said that he was impressed with the visit, describing Aruna as a kind-hearted man with a humble spirit.

“Reaching out to the needy, ophans or less privileged, is an attitude that I have noticed about Quadri.

“He is a good man and doing well in his  career, supporting upcoming players in so many ways, yet humble and respectful to both the young and old.

“Today, he visited Heart of Gold Children Hospice and donated food items to them. I salute him and pray for more blessings and achievements in his career.

“I am sure that the children are happy;  their souls will continue to pray for him because he has shown them care and love,” he said.

Commenting, Ganiyat told NAN that putting smiles on faces of people around him, gave Aruna joy.

The mother of three said that she was proud of her husband and would always encourage him to offer assistance to the needy.

“My husband is an exceptional giver and I support him;  we both visited the orphanage today and it is a joyful experience.

“I really thank God for blessing me with such a wonderful man, he is everything to me and I am so proud of him and his kind nature,” she said.

NAN reports that Aruna also won the 2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open.

He is now 21st in the latest ITTF men ranking.

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Edited by Ijeoma Popoola

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