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Tania Okpala makes tennis comeback after rehabilitation

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Tania Okpala, a United States-based former Nigerian tennis champion is back on the tennis courts weeks after she was seen wandering the streets of Akwa and taken in for rehabilitation by the Anambra State Government.

Governor Soludo disclosed in a post on his X page with pictures of Tania displaying her skill on the courts.

Tania Okpala

“Tania Okpala is back on the courts!” Governor Soludo posted on his X account.

“A few months ago, social media was flooded with a viral video showing Tania in a distressing state on the streets of Awka. I am pleased to report that we have successfully restored Tania to her winning ways.

“Today she was at a lawn tennis court in town to do what she knows how to do best. I sincerely appreciate my darling wife, Nonye Soludo, for her total commitment to the course of rehabilitating and reintegrating Tania into society.

“May Anambra continue to win!”

Tania Okpala

Recall that Tanya Okpala, a former Nigerian tennis champion found mentally unstable and wandering the streets of Awka, Anambra State capital.

Recall that on January 28, Governor Soludo said Anambra state Government will take full custody of Tania Okpala, a former Nigerian tennis champion found mentally unstable and wandering the streets of Awka, Anambra State capital.

In a video shared by @chude_ on X on Sunday, Tania Okpala, whose father from Anambra and her mother from Belarus represented Nigeria in championships in the 1990s was spotted begging on the streets of Awka in a widely shared video.

The half-cast athlete of Igbo extraction appeared to be mentally sick and looked unkempt saying people always tell her to go back to your country.

“The whole world hears my story and they laugh at me. I do not know why they laugh at me. They will say ‘Go back to your country’. I am just tired. I am okay. Even though I am a half-cast I consider myself a black Igbo. I am going to the village tomorrow to look after my daughter until further notice,” Tania said in the viral video.