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Wednesday, 3 May 2017

SSA To The President On Foreign Affairs, Dabiri-Erewa Hails Anthony Joshua

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has congratulated the Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua for defeating Wladimir Klitschko of Russia by defending his IBF heavyweight title.

In statement signed by Abdurrahman Balogun, Special Assistant on Media, Dabiri-Erewa stated that the victory of Anthony was not only a thing of pride to Nigerians but the whole of Africa.

"I congratulate you on this wonderful feat, for winning the biggest fight in British boxing history"

"We are truly proud of you and urge you to continue to use your professional prowess to extol the virtues of Nigerian heritage. Your shinning beacon serves as inspiration to the Youth of Nigeria’’

"Your victory, is also a testimony , to the fact that Nigerians are great people contributing in many ways to the development of the country and the continent as a whole", Dabiri-Erewa added.

The Presidential aide noted with satisfaction that despite the challenges being faced by Anthony in his chosen career, he remained focused and did not allowed that to lure him into any form of criminality.

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