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Boxing: Dabiri – Erewa hails Ajagba’s victory

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,  ( NIDCOM), has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Efe Ajagba for defeating his American opponent Jonnie Rice, in a keenly contested bout on Saturday night at the Bubble in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Sunday in Abuja.  She said that the victory over the American boxer  was not only a thing of pride to Nigerians, but to Africa as a whole.

“I congratulate you on this wonderful feat, for winning this tensed but historical fight.  “We are truly proud of you and urge you to continue to use your professional prowess to extol the virtues of Nigerian heritage.  “Your shinning beacon serves as inspiration to the youth of Nigeria. “Your victory is also a testimony to the fact that Nigerians are great people, contributing in many ways to the development

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