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Nigerian Policewoman Wins World Boxing Title


Nigerian Police Constable Yetunde Aina Defeats UK's Laura Pain, Clinches WBF's International Super Bantamweight Title Belt. 

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The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Usman Baba, has congratulated Yetunde Aina, a police constable, for winning the World Boxing Federation (WBF) title.

Aina defeated UK’s Laura Pain to clinch WBF’s International Super Bantamweight title belt on Friday.

Mr Baba, through a statement issued by Force spokesman Olumuyiwa Adejobi said that the boxing event was held at City Coast Centre, in Portslade, East Sussex, London.

Aina, who serves in the Lagos State Police Command, has distinguished herself greatly in the boxing sphere by winning several awards and commendations.

She has won laurels as a boxing referee at the amateur level, just as she has equally become a renowned boxing judge and professional boxer.

The statement said: ”The IG, who intends to receive the champion in Nigeria on arrival soon, commended the cop for her courage and giant strides in making the nation and the Nigeria Police Force proud.

”In the same vein, the IG called on sports enthusiasts, within the Force, to be unrelenting in developing their skills and dauntless in charting new frontiers in the world of sports.

”Similarly, IG, while applauding the unprecedented feats recorded in the Nigeria Police Sports circle, charged officers of the Force to develop and diversify their talents.”

“He urged them to equip themselves towards the advancement of modern policing strategies that are capable of strengthening the internal security of the country as required.”


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