Anthony Joshua’s Victory Serves As Inspiration To Nigerian Youths, Says Dabiri-Erewa
Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has congratulated Anthony Joshua for reclaiming his World Heavyweight titles after defeating his opponent Andy Ruiz Jr In Saturday’s boxing fight in Saudi Arabia.
In a statement by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa said that the victory over the Mexican was not only a thing of pride to Nigerians, but to Africa as a whole.
“I congratulate you on this wonderful feat, for winning this tensed but historical fight. “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 an 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 stated.
She noted with satisfaction that in spite of the challenges being faced by Anthony in his career, he had remained determined, focused and did not allow that to lure him into any form of criminality or depression.
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