President Buhari hails Anthony Joshua over Saturday’s win

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Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the victory of Nigerian-born boxer and two times world champion, Anthony Joshua, over Jermaine Franklin on Saturday.

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.

Extolling the mentality of Joshua, who did not allow personal setbacks and obstacles to dent his resilient spirit, the President disclosed that the former three-time world heavyweight champion had demonstrated that by hard work, patience, dedication, persistence and humility, those who dared, would win.

President Buhari 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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