Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has on Sunday morning thumbed up two-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua who is of Nigerian origin.
In a press release issued by Chief Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari hailed the boxer for regaining his belts on Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jr.
According to the stament issued on twitters, the President rejoiced 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 the boxer well as he seeks to bring more glory to Nigeria, and to the boxing profession.