President Buhari hails Anthony Joshua’s victory over Pulev

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President Buhari with Anthony Joshua during a meeting with Nigerians Living in the Diaspora, London, January 18, 2020.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated the decisive victory of Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua over Kubrat Pulev last Saturday night.

President Buhari with Anthony Joshua during a meeting with Nigerians Living in the Diaspora, London, January 18, 2020.

The President, according to his Special Adviser Mr. Femi Adesina, said by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Joshua has given boxing lovers round the world, and particularly in Nigeria, something to cheer.

 

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He recalled 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 wished Joshua all the best in his dream fight against Tyson Fury, saying he has the prayers and goodwill of Nigerians going with him.


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