Tinubu congratulates Adesanya over UFC 287 win, Commiserates with Aminu Dantata over wife’s death


The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has congratulated professional mixed martial artist, Israel Adesanya, after he reclaimed his UFC middleweight belt title in the Ultimate Fighting Championship 287.

Tinubu congratulated him via his Twitter handle on Sunday.

He wrote, “Congratulations to Isreal Adesanya #stylebender on reclaiming the UFC Middleweight Title. He never stopped believing in himself and we did not stop believing in him. #NaijaProud”

In another statement by his aide, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, Tinubu expressed sadness over the death of Hajiya Rabi Dantata, wife of Kano-based business mogul and elder statesman, Alhaji Aminu Dantata.

In a condolence message from his office Sunday morning, Tinubu described the loss of the deceased as a sad news that extended beyond her immediate family and community.

The President-elect prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased and for divine comfort for the bereaved family.


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