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Israel Adesanya Calls Nigeria A Very Corrupt Place



Israel Adesanya Calls Nigeria A Very Corrupt Place

Israel Adesanya, a New Zealander-Nigerian mixed kickboxer, has described Nigeria as “a very corrupt country”.

Adesanya said he loves Nigerians but there are a lot of red flags about the country.

The Last Stylebender was featured in the recent episode of the Hut Boxin’ audiovisual podcast.

iexclusivenews reports that Adesanya pointed out that the Nigerian leaders are desperate to loot public funds.

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Adesanya said, “Nigeria is a very corrupt place. I love my people but it is just that the government; everyone trying to find a way to siphon money.”

iexclusivenews Nigeria recalls that Israel Adesanya donned the Nigerian flag as he defeated long-term foe Alex Pereira via knockout at UFC 287 on April 9, 2023, to reclaim his Middleweight title.

Israel Adesanya was paid $3.18 million for his fight against the Brazilian. Making him the third current highest-paid UFC Fighter, behind Conor McGregor and Jon Jones. It is his highest-ever payout