Government Rewards Richard Commey for annexing World IBF Lightweight Title

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Updated: March 28, 2019

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) on behalf of the President, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo have officially presented a new Toyota Corolla car to IBF Lightweight World Champion, Richard Commey as a token of gratitude for winning the title.

This follows a cash amount of Fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC50,000) that was also given to the new world champion by H.E the President when he visited the Presidency.

The Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Perry Okudzeto who presented the vehicle to Commey explained that the gesture was mainly to fulfill the President’s promise he made to the Lightweight World Champion adding that government recognizes the role Boxing plays in Ghana and urged others interested in competing in the various disciplines of sports to work hard and become champions.

The IBF Lightweight World Champion, Richard Oblitey Commey expressed gratitude to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sector Ministry, GBA and everyone involved in his development and progress as a pugilist professional.

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