Buhari hails Joshua crushing of Pulev
By Samuel Ogunsona
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed World Champion, Anthony Joshua for his Saturday night victory over arch rival, Kubrat Pulev
Buhari in a statement made available to Irohinoodua and signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina said Nigeria
celebrates the decisive victory of Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua over Kubrat Pulev Saturday night.
“The President says by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Joshua has given boxing lovers round the world, and particularly in Nigeria, something to cheer” Adesina said.
Buhari recalls his meeting with the heavyweight champion in London earlier in the year, describing Anthony Joshua as a humble, well brought up young man, “who will still go places.”
“President Buhari wishes Joshua all the best in his dream fight against Tyson Fury, saying he has the prayers and goodwill of Nigerians going with him” the statement noted.
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