Popular British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua who is known for his championing and professionalism delivered a mind blowing speech as he addressed the Royal Family at the Commonwealth Day service.
The 30 years old heavyweight world champion, made it known in his speech, how proud he is to be a Nigerian.
Anthony Joshua said; “My name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua and, just as many of you here, I’m a proud child of the Commonwealth. “I was born in Watford and my heritage is Nigerian. I’m from the Yoruba tribe, who are the largest and some might even say the loudest ethnic group in all of Africa. I’m proudly a Nigerian and ofcourse proudly a British. “Contrary to how we hear so much about differences and divisions that some might be tempted to see as a bad thing, “it’s a beautiful thing, A thing to be celebrated and cherished, and I will gladly say that it is a great source of peace and stability.
He continued, saying;
“We need to collectively strive harder, in order to create unity. “It takes a whole community to act and stand together In one voice to tackle some of the common challenges we are faced with, today.”
However, Anthony Joshua make this statement at the annual Commonwealth Day Service which had in attendance, the Queen of England and other dignitaries who came from different parts of the world.