Taraba and Ekiti states on Saturday won the men and women’s singles at the 2016 Aso TableTennis Naional Championship, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The four-day tournament at the Abuja Stadium saw Seun Ajetunmobi of Taraba beating Onaolapo Ojo of Ondo 4-0 in the men’s singles final to become champion with a cash award of N200,000.
Onaolapo bagged N100,000 for his effort while Olajide Omotayo and Makanjuola Kazeem both of Taraba came third and fourth with a cash of N50,000 and N45,000 respectively.
In the women’s singles, Esther Oribamishe of Ekiti defeated Bose Odusanya of Lagos 4-0 in the final to cart home N200, 000.
Odusanya picked up N100,000 while Fatima Kazeem of Rivers and Toyin Jimoh came third and fourth with a cash of N50,000 and N45,000 respectively.
In the junior boys’ singles, Amadi Omeh of Ondo defeated Olayinka Oladipupo of Rivers 4-2 to become the winner with a cash of award of N50,000. Oladipupo got N30,000.
In the junior girls’ singles, Esther Oribamishe of Ekiti defeated Nimota Aregbesola of Lagos 4-2 to win the title with cash of N50,000. Aregbesola got N30, 000.
In the cadet girls, Iyanuoluwa Falana defeating Sukurat Aiyelabegan 4-2 to win the first prize of N40,000.
The veterans were not left out as Onyeka Ogbu defeated Olu Akerele 3-2 to win a water dispenser.
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