Organisers promise adequate security at GOtv Boxing Night 19
Flykite Productions, organizers of GOtv Boxing Night, has assured fans boxing fans of adequate security in and around the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos venue of the 19th edition of the event. The professional boxing event holds on Sunday.
Managing Director/CEO, Flykite Productions, Jenkins Alumona, said necessary arrangements had been put in place to ensure the safety of the boxers, officials and the fans at the event venue.
“The safety of everyone, who will be at the venue, is of paramount importance to us. It is important for us to ensure that the boxers, who are the principal actors, as well as the fans, feel safe during the event.
“Our security partners, KSquare Security, and the Police will be on hand to ensure that fans’ minds are at rest. We have done this many times and we intend to keep doing it, as fans are the lifeblood of the sport,” said Alumona.
A total of nine bouts will be held at GOtv Boxing Night 19. The biggest pitches Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, against Ghana’s Eden Biki in an international challenge bout. Other big names scheduled to be in action are African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph; West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu; former African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman; Taiwo “Esepo” Agbaje and TP Rock Musa.
Two all-female bouts are also lined up at the event.