Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji has celebrated Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya for winning the UFC middleweight interim belt a few days ago.
A dominant fifth round performance from Adesanya saw him clinch the fight, with each judge scoring the fight 48-46. The pair met with the interim belt on the line as a result of events in February.
Speaking after the fight, Israel Adesanya said:
“I was willing to give it all and leave it all in there. I’m the champion, let’s go,” Adesanya said immediately after the fight.”
Reacting to the victory, Genevieve Nnaji tweeted a congratulatory message as she urged Nigerians to always value each other. She tweeted:
“We the people will always be our nation’s most valuable resource. Let’s value each other, even when our Govt sleeps on us. Congratulations @stylebender. Thank you for yet another proud moment.”