Posted on Thu 15 Jun 2017, 01:23 PM

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua is set to visit Nigeria in August.

According to a statement from the visit Peel Aston Global, , Joshua’s visit to Nigeria is part of his attempt to give back to society.

He is expected to meet Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and some state governors during his visit to Nigeria.

Joshua would also attend a charity boxing match tagged  Inspire Nigeria 2017 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos  and the  Transcorp Hilton Hotel in  Abuja where he would take questions from the audience.

The statement did not however state the exact date of his visit.

“This event is part of his (Joshua’s) Social Corporate Responsibility and duty to give back to Nigeria. Part of the tour will be to visit the Presidency, some governors as well as royal fathers.” The statement read

“I have secured the endorsement and support of some notable people in Nigeria and I’m very positive that this event will be by far the biggest event in Nigeria in a very long time.”

“We are working very hard on his trip as he is the best sports personality right now as far as I am concerned and he deserves the best homecoming,”\

Joshua in April defeated Vladimir  Klitschko by knockout after 11 rounds to win his first WBA Heavyweight title.

The victory over Klitschko also stretched Joshua’s winning run to 19 fights.

 

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