President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigerians in rejoicing with Anthony Joshua in his win.
Anthony Joshua recovered his world heavy weight championship title from Mexican world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz on December 7, 2019.
Recall that Andy Ruiz defeated Anthony Joshua on June 1, 2019 in what was the biggest boxing upstage of the decade.
Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz had a rematch at the Dunes Stage in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia where Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight championship title in a 118 – 110 defeat in his favor.
President Muhammadu Buhari sent his congratulations to the world heavy weight champion on his win on December 8, 2019.
See the President’s message to Joshua below.
I salute World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, on his Saturday night comeback victory over Andy Ruiz Jnr. You have brought joy and celebration to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora; we are and will continue to be immensely proud of you.
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 Anthony Joshua, as a country.President Buhari congratulates Anthony Joshua.