Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has charged Kamaru Usman to make use of his affect to develop Martial Arts in Nigeria.
Dare made this attraction on Friday when he hosted Usman in his workplace in Abuja.
“Today we just hit another notch of excitement as a Ministry and as a country having Usman Kamaru who is nicknamed “Nightmare” within the nation,” Dare mentioned.
Kamaru who has a staggering 19 wins out of 20 fights has established himself as a high fighter within the Welterweight class. Kamaru embodies two cultures; Nigerian by start and an American by immigration moved to the USA on the age of 8, and is returning to the nation for the primary time as an grownup.
The Minister added: “It is commendable so that you can have recognized totally together with your nation and in addition the Ministry that has the mandate for Sports Development.
“The Ministry is anxious with the big variety of Youth who’re engaged in sports activities and are occupied with your form of sports activities as a result of it has turn out to be a rave as a result of it falls underneath the radar of the Mixed Martial Arts and we’re involved about rising it.
“Having you right here, because the champion will probably be nice to have you ever headline that and begin to see how at a nationwide degree and as a rustic we are able to work collectively to see your success stay and to see you get different youths on this sport.
“Your story is effectively advised, you signify the Nigerian Spirit; that of being dogged and rising to the highest the feats you will have achieved isn’t any imply feat.
“For me, I am unable to say it sufficient; nations should leverage on their energy not dwell and emphasize their weaknesses and you’ve got signal put up the great from Nigeria.
“As the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, we have a good time you and thanks for being a real Nigerian and remaining patrotic not simply to share your success however to establish with the nation.
“The greatest beneficiaries of this visit will be the youth of the country who are interested in the Mixed Martial Arts.”
Kamaru expressed his pleasure to be within the nation: “I’m delighted to be right here and above all throughout my go to to the nation I purpose at creating a long-lasting relationship.
“I signify Martial Arts now and I wish to work on making it simply accessible to everybody .
“I perceive the tasks that I’ve with my platform and I wish to put that to good use I wish to give you the option impact modifications and a part of having the ability to impact change is creating that basis so individuals can truly see a future, completely different from what they’re now as a result of I perceive the restrictions.
“With my house I would like to have the ability to create one thing that can pull individuals out.”