World Boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is set to visit Nigeria on a three-day tour in August, during which he would pay courtesy calls on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja; and the governors of Lagos and Ogun states.
He would also visit some royal fathers, including the Ooni of Ife, the Awujale of Ijebuland and the Oba of Lagos.
The organiser of the tour and Director of Peel Aston Global, Khomeini Bukhari, explained that the boxing champion would attend a charity boxing match, Inspire Nigeria, 2017 at the Eko Hotel and the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja where he would take questions from the audience.
Bukhari, in an emailed statement on Wednesday, said arrangements had been concluded for the boxing champion’s homecoming.
He explained that the Inspire Nigeria 2017 is a platform for Joshua to encourage Nigerian youths that their dreams and aspirations are achievable and that there is hope for them. Read more