By Sunday Silver E.

The victory of Nigerian-British heavy weight boxer Anthony Joshua has been generating reactions all across the globe. This whole social media was filled with congratulatory messages and various dignitaries have taken time to bear their minds both in Nigeria and around world

Anthony Joshua even twitted a message of never giving on his Twitter page. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari sent his congratulatory message this morning.

Anthony Joshua enjoys alot of support from all across Africa and so much in Nigeria where he hails from.

Except from President Buhari;


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

The President rejoices with Joshua, saluting him 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.

“The downfall of a man is truly not the end of his life. There’s always another, and better day. This is a lesson we must all learn from you as a country,” President Buhari tells the comeback world champion.

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

Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
December 8, 2019


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