June, 15 2022.
Tobi Falana, an Italian based professional table tennis player, returned to Kwara state to serve those in need and share love.
Tobi, currently plays for Casamassima that compete in Division A1 in Bari and acknowledged that his sudden wealth of experienced has turned into a positive one and decided to use part of this wealth to give back and help their communities.
He grew up in playing table tennis in Ilorin and represented the state in several championship ,winning laurels and was privileged to ruffle feathers with the likes of Aruna Quadri, Segun Toriola, Olajide Omotayo and others.
" I recently lost my mom, having been away for four years, I have came for a condolence visit to my family an thought of giving back to the younger ones.
" I was privileged to meet with Aruna Quadri and his support encouraged me to indulge in this. I am very delighted to see my coaches, players and members of the State Sport Commission under a new leadership. Staying in Italy hasn't been easy because of the language and other factors", He Said.
Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Commission, Mallam Bola Mogaji in his response, was delighted with the development, saying its important to give to the society, urging others to learn from the Italian based player and described him as a pride of Kwara, Nigeria and Africa.
The representative of the state table tennis association, commended Falani for donating Tennis Equipments and appreciated the commission for its efforts in budding talents.