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Nigeria Proud Of You – President Elect, Tinubu Hails Anthony Joshua Over Win



Tinubu stated that his determination and perseverance finally paid off hence his win.

President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has applauded Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, for his win.

Joshua defeated Jermaine Franklin on Saturday night at the 02 Arena in London with a unanimous decision win.

Tinubu stated that his determination and perseverance finally paid.

“Congratulations Champ! @AnthonyJoshua. Determination and perseverance always pay off. Nigeria is proud of you!” the President-elect wrote.

President Muhammadu Buhari also hailed Joshua, commending the triumph of the gifted pugilist over Franklin.

In a statement, late Saturday by the Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the Nigeria-born boxer’s resilient spirit was commendable.

He lauded Joshua for his courage and discipline, on and off the ring and prayed that his success would be a stepping stone to one of the greatest comebacks in boxing history.

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