By Johnny Edward:
Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has offered support to African boxing champion Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo ahead of his Commonwealth Welterweight title fight against Australian title holder Kris George in June, Completesportsnigeria.com
HRM Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II who is currently on a historic royal visit to the UK met with Ekundayo and blessed the 32 year old boxer who is preparing for his title fight.
He urged Nigerians is diaspora to turn out en mass to support Ekundayo's quest to become the first African welterweight champion.
"Larry needs our maximum support to bring glory to our fatherland and I enjoin everyone to support his dreams," Ooni of Ife told Ben Gray, Ekundayo's Commercial Agent when they paid him a courtesy visit in the UK.
Meanwhile, a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives Hon. Rita Orji has also pledged total support for Larry Ekundayo in his quest to land the Commonwealth welterweight title.
"He's (Ekundayo) is our best shot and we will give him the moral support to succeed in the bout against Kris George in June," she said.