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Sports News of Wednesday, 29 September 2021

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Nigeria's featherweight champion says life isn't easy, begs Buhari for help

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The World Boxing Federation (WBF) international super featherweight champion, Ridwan Oyekola, has revealed that life hasn't been easy for him despite his international achievement.

Oyekola who popular called the Scorpion spoke with @bbcnewsyoruba to share his plight, saying he doesn't have a car of his own.

Ridwan Oyekola the Scorpion said life hasn't been easy for him despite winning the World Boxing Federation (WBF) title.

He said he received N10 million cheque from Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state but not all the money got to him.

According to the Scorpion, he doesn't have a car of his own and goes about with e-hailing taxis; he has urged the federal government to come to his rescue.