The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has congratulated Anthony Joshua on his victory against Andy Ruiz Jr.
The minister commended him for not letting millions of Nigerians and other supporters across the globe down.
Mr. Dare, affirmed Joshua’s victory over Ruiz as a tonic to be savoured and called on the British-Nigerian pugilist to forge ahead in his career, knowing that with hard work and determination; he could surmount any obstacle on his way.
Mr. Dare, commended Joshua for exhibiting Nigeria’s never die spirit. He noted that though Joshua is a Briton, that he has Nigerian blood means the ministry and Nigerians would continue to identify with him.
“It was a fight where the two boxers recounted themselves, but at the end, our own Joshua won. It is a huge victory and remarkable. I celebrate Anthony. I was following the fight till he won,” he said.
“It is a celebration for Nigerians and lovers of boxing. It is memorable and we cherish the victory. And we are still basking in the euphoria of that hard-earned victory”, the Minister added.