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Buhari Rejoices With Anthony Joshua Over Defeat Of Ruiz Jr

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a re-match with Mexican’s Andy Ruiz Jnr.

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 told Joshua in a statement by his Spokesman, Femi Adesina.

He wished Joshua well as he seeks to bring more glory to Nigeria, and to the boxing profession.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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