Dabiri-Erewa hails Kamaru Usman for retaining UFC title

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*Photo L-R: Dabiri-Erewa, Usman

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in
Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has applauded Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman, for
retaining his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title in
a unanimous decision.

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In the congratulatory message through NIDCOM Head of Media and Public
Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the NIDCOM boss commended the Nigerian
spirit and zeal in Kamaru Usman who defeated his challenger and thus
retained his title.

Kamaru Usman defeated Colby Covington by unanimous decision to retain
the UFC welterweight championship at UFC 268 in New York on Saturday
night.

With the win, Usman improved to 20-1-0, and has won 19 fights in a row,
including five title defenses.

Dabiri-Erewa, who received Kamaru Usman in her office in Abuja some
months ago, urged him to continue to make Nigeria proud and keep the
Nigerian flag flying.

She advised him to remain focussed and continue to be a mentor to others
coming behind.

“We are indeed proud of you. Please do not be distracted as your glory
is a collective glory for Nigeria and Africa ,” she said.

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