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Buhari Pens Congratulatory Message To Kamaru Usman Over UFC Welterweight Defense Victory

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has penned down a congratulatory message to Nigerian kickboxer, Kamaru Usman after he successfully defended his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal.

Buhari applauded Kamaru for uplifting the spirits of Nigerians amid Coronavirus pandemic with his victory.

He said this in a statement signed and released by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Adviser to DAILY POST reads

“As the first African-born and Nigerian UFC Champion, President Buhari commends the courageous fighter for finishing strong inside the octagon, proudly flying the green and white colours in distant lands, and reminding the world that good things and great people still come out of Nigeria.

While the global COVID-19 pandemic may have brought gloom to many families and nations, the President is delighted and gratified that our welterweight champion has lifted our spirits with another professional performance proving that things will surely get better at the fullness of time when we remain committed to our vision”, the statement read.

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