First gentle of the land, President Akufo-Addo has congratulated new IBF lightweight Champion Richard Commey.
Commey hoisted the national flag high on Sunday dawn (February 3) by stopping Russian Isa Chaniev in round 2 to claim his first World title in Texas.
The historic feat chalked by Commey excited President Akufo Addo as he sent his regards to the new World Champion.
"I send warm congratulations to Richard Oblitey Commey (@RichardCommey) on his well-deserved victory over Isa Chaniev, and, thereby, becoming world IBF lightweight champion. Best of luck to him in the coming years. We are proud of him!! ??"