The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has commended, Israel Adesanya for retaining his Unified Fighting Championship (UFC) title.
Adesanya, the middleweight champion, successfully defended his title by beating an American, Jared Cannonier at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA in the early hours of Sunday, 3 July, 2022.
in a statement by Mr. Gabriel Odu of Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit of the Commission, Dabiri-Erewa congratulated the champion for the giant strides by defeating his opponent Jared Cannonier to retain the title and extend his winning streak to 12-0.
The NIDCOM boss hailed Adesanya’s performance and applaud him for showing the true Nigerian Spirit of “Not Giving Up”.
She urged him to sustain the momentum and win more laurels for Nigeria in Mixed Martial Art.