Nigeria’s Wahid Enitan Oshodi has been elected as the Executive Vice President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Wednesday, November 24 in Houston, Texas the United States.
From the 136 votes cast, Oshodi polled 116 which is 85.29% of the total vote to emerge top among the 14 candidates that vie for the office of the Executive Vice Presidents.
Oshodi becomes the second Nigerian to be elected to the world body after Segun George and he will serve along with seven other Executive Vice Presidents elected at the AGM.
Also, Egypt’s Alaa Meshref was re-elected into the Executive Committee (EC) of ITTF marking the first time Africa will have two representatives on the Executive Committee.
Other elected Vice Presidents are Graham Symons (Australia), Alaor Azevedo (Brazil), Liu Guoliang (China), Roland Natran (Hungary), Masahiro Maehara (Japan) and Khalil Al-Mohannadi (Qatar).