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President Buhari Commends Anthony Joshua
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President Buhari Commends Anthony Joshua

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed delight over the victory recorded by Nigerian-born international heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, against Kubrat Pulev on Saturday night. Joshua had knocked his Bulgarian opponent, Pulev, out in the ninth round of their title fight in London, retaining his IBF, WBA and WBO titles. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari said Joshua had done Nigeria proud, just as he had served boxing enthusiasts globally an evening of pleasure through his Saturday night victory. “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. “He recalls his meeting with the heavy...