President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged the support of his government towards the revival of boxing and other lesser known sports in Ghana.
According to Akufo-Addo, his commitment is evidenced in the 100% increment in the budgetary allocation for the Sports Ministry this year to embark on the development of other sporting disciplines than football.
This revelation was made during a courtesy call on him by the leadership of the Ghana Boxing Authority at the Presidency.
“We have had outstanding talents and champions in athletics, boxing, table tennis, amongst others and it is about time we nurtured all the talents in our country to make it possible for people who have the ability and talent in these disciplines also to emerge”, the President said.
The President also indicated that he would be present at the Bukom Boxing Arena this Saturday to witness the three World title bouts.