- Akufo-Addo has fulfilled his promise to Richard Commey
- Commey was presented with a brand New Toyota Corolla
President Akufo-Addo has fulfilled his promise to IBF world lightweight champion Richard Commey.
Akufo-Addo handed over the brand new Toyota Corolla to the 32-year-old hard puncher.
In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Graphic.com.gh, Commey’s customised car was presented to him by the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Perry Okudzeto at a short ceremony held at the forecourt of the Accra Sports Stadium on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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The president earlier this month gifted Commey a cash prize of GHC 50,000 and ordered the ministry to get him a “a nice Toyota car” following his victory against Russia's Isa Chaniev in February.
Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Okudzeto presented the car keys to Commey while others look on.
Commey won the president’s admiration after paying him a courtesy call at the Jubilee House to present the title he won against Chaniev.
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Commey made headlines on February 2, 2019 in Texas when he proved too strong for Chaniev.
The James Town native dropped the Russian three times en-route to a round 2 stoppage to become Ghana's ninth boxing world champion.
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