*Nana Addo Promises New IBF World Champion A Car*
The International Boxing Federation world champion, Richard Oblittey Commey paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo to present his title to the first gentleman of the state. The meeting took place yesterday march 11 at the seat of Government, Jubilee house.
Commey became the 9th Ghanaian boxer to win a world title after knocking out Russian boxer, Isa Chaniev last month in the United States of America.
The President, upon welcoming Commey and his team promised the world champion a brand new Toyata car and an amount of Gh¢ 50, 000 for his recent success.
“They will get you a nice Toyota car. The office of the President is also adding Gh¢ 50,000 to it. It’s a small token of our esteem and admiration for the honour you have brought our nation“.
Commey thanked the President and called on him to pay attention to boxing in the country.
He will be back in the ring in a mandatory title challenge title challenge with WBA and WBO title holder Vasiliy Lomachenko in a unification bout on April 12.