Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua presents belts to President Buhari in UK (photos)

Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua presents belts to President Buhari in UK (photos)

Anthony Joshua , the world heavyweight champion defeated Mexican star Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on December 7, to reclaim his heavyweights belts style. Joshua, whose father hailed from Sagamu, Ogun State, then thanked Nigerians for their supports, promising to present his IBO, IBF, WBO and WBA belts to the president.

The 30-year-old boxer met the president who is in United Kingdom for Investment Summit on Saturday alongside Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs. Other top personalities who received the Nigerian-born pugilist include Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) and Nìyí Adebayo, minister of industry, trade and investment.

Interestingly, Joshua proved he is is more a Nigerian than anybody could think as he prostrated for the president before handing his heavyweight belts to him. The video and photos of the beautiful moment were shared by Bashir Ahmad, presidential assistant to President Buhari on New Media.

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