NIDCOM HAILS KAMARU USMAN FOR RETAINING UFC TITLE
Uploaded by Michael George on November 10, 2021
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has felicitated with Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman, for retaining his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title in a unanimous decision.
Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa in a congratulatory message through Head of Media and Public Relations, Mr Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the NIDCOM commended the Nigerian spirit and zeal in Kamaru Usman who defeated his challenger and thus retained his title.
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 focused 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.
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 defences.
By Abiola PETERS