President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Anthony Joshua after his victory against American, Jermaine Franklin.
Tinubu applauded the determination and perseverance of the Nigerian-born boxer.
He tweeted, “Congratulations Champ! @AnthonyJoshua. Determination and perseverance always pays off. Nigeria is proud of you!”.
Joshua won by a unanimous points decision against America’s Jermaine Franklin in London.
The fight which took place at O2 Arena, saw the British-Nigerian fighter dominating the contest, his first fight since losing a rematch to heavyweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk.
Three judges scored the fight 118-111, 117-111, 117-111 for Joshua.
He has now won 25 fights, with 22 stoppages, and lost three since turning professional in 2013.