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Nigeria-British boxer, Anthony Joshua has got a street named after him in Sagamu Local government of Ogun State.
The Council Chairman, Gbenga Banjo renamed Cinema Road to “Anthony Joshua Way” on Tuesday.
Speaking at the family house of Anthony Joshua along the Anthony Joshua Way in Sagamu, Banjo said that the decision was made in order to show appreciation to the boxer for making Sagamu and Remoland great.
The two-time unified heavyweight champion earlier this month retained his world title belts with a ninth-round triumph over Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev
Joshua held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019 and previously between 2016 and June 2019. He also held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2015 to 2016.
In a related development, Remo Growth and Development Foundation (Remo GDF), has congratulated Sagamu Local Government for renaming the popular cinema Road after Joshua.
The Chief Operating Officer, Yemisi Oluwole in a statement on Tuesday said described Joshua as a Remo International Ambassador.
While thanking leaders and stakeholders in the state, she called on youths of Remoland to emulate Joshua by being the best in their careers.
“A call is made to other sons and daughters of Remoland, most especially the youths of Remoland to emulate the virtues of Anthony Joshua by being the best in their chosen careers. And, also to always be law abiding citizens and stay away from any acts that can lead to social unrest,” Oluwole said.