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Buhari Hails Anthony Joshua Over Boxing Heavy Weight Championship

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday commended World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr.

The President expressed joy for the victory, saluted Joshua for bringing joy to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora, who had rooted for him to regain the titles he lost about six months ago.

Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said “this is a lesson we must all learn from you as a country.

“The downfall of a man is truly not the end of his life. There’s always another, and better day.” President Buhari told the comeback world champion.

He wished Anthony Joshua well as he seeks to bring more glory to Nigeria, and to the boxing profession.

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