The downfall of a man is not the end of life – Buhari commends Anthony Joshua for his massive comeback.
By Salawudeen Sukurat Oluwadamilola.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Anthony Joshua, the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion for regaining IBF,WBA,WBO,IBO titles on Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican Andy Ruiz Jnr.
In a congratulatory message by his spokeman,Mr Femi Adeshina in Abuja on Sunday,the President rejoiced with Anthony and saluted him for bringing joy to millions of Nigeria home and in diaspora.
He noted that Anthony’s supporters across the world had rooted for him to regain the titles he lost six months ago.
“The downfall of a man is not the end of life. There’s always another and a better day. This is a lesson we must all learn from you as a country,” Buhari said to the World Champion.
He wished him well “as he seeks to bring more glory to Nigeria,and to boxing Journalism.
Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia to seize back the heavyweight Championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.
Congratulations to Anthony Joshua.