A street has been named after Nigeria-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, by the Ogun State Government in the Sagamu Local government Area of the State.
The council Chairman, Gbenga Banjo, made the disclosure that the Cinema Road in the council, also the homestead of the boxer had been changed to “Anthony Joshua Way”.
The council chairman disclosed this while speaking at Anthony Joshua’s family house in Sagamu on Tuesday, Banjo said the decision was to show appreciation to the boxing legend “for making Sagamu proud”.
Anthony Joshua is a two-time unified heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019.
Also, the Remo Growth and Development Foundation on congratulated the Sagamu Local Government for renaming the popular cinema Road after Anthony Joshua on Wednesday.
The Chief Operating Officer of the Remo Growth and Development Foundation, Yemisi Oluwole, described Joshua in a statement as an International Ambassador for Remo.
While thanking leaders and stakeholders in the state, she urged youths of Remoland to emulate Anthony Joshua by being the best in their careers.
The Chief Operating Officer said, “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.”