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    Kwara NUJ Attahiru Ibrahim table tennis final holds Thursday

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    By Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

    Jide Allen of Radio Kwara and Bolakale Alabi of NTA are through to the final of the Kwara NUJ/ Attahiru Ibrahim table tennis tournament holding at the NUJ Press Centre, Offa road, Ilorin.To reach the final, Jide Allen edged out Ibrahim Ahmed of National Pilots in two straight sets in the first Semi final, while Bolakale Alabi defeated Baba Ibrahim of NOA also by two straight sets.In the female Category, Janet Bogunjoko of the Herald Newspaper will play the defending Champion, Bamidele Yetunde of the State Information in the final.Itunu Olaosebikan of Radio Kwara and Nusirat Popoola of Kwara Television are joint third winners of the competitionBriefing journalists at the event, the Chairman of the Kwara State Council of NUJ, Mallam Lanre Ahmed, commended the sponsor of the tournament who is the Special Adviser on Sports Matters, Mallam Attahiru Ibrahim, noting that his gesture has achieved the purpose of strengthening and promoting unity among journalists in the state.Ahmed, who thanked Chapel leaders for mobilising their members for the competition, said the essence of the tournament is to ensure sense of unity and spirit of sportsmanship among members of the pen profession.Dignitaries expected at the final on Friday at three o clock in the afternoon are the State Commissioner for Communications, Olabode Towoju, Executive Chairman of the Sports Commission, Mallam Bola Magaji, Kwara State Pillar of Sports, Prince Oladimeji Thompson, Heads of Media organisations, Engineer Olaide Ahmad among others. End .

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