President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the UFC title winner, Kamaru Usman for defeating Jorge Masvidal and claiming the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title.
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Buhari congratulated the boxer in a statement released on Sunday, June 12, 2020 by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina. The president expressed his happiness and delight over  the boxer's impressive performance in a time that Covid-19 might have brought gloom to so many households.
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The statement reads thus; 
 “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 President wishes Usman the very best and more victories in his career and prays that like fine wine, he improves with age.”