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Akinwunmi Ambode ,the Lagos State Governor on Wednesday praised former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield for his achievements during his visit to the state house.
Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when the American visited him, described Holyfield as a great role model.
Holyfield, who is billed to face former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in an exhibition boxing match, is in Lagos as part of activities marking the 50th anniversary of the state.
He announced a donation of $3m worth of health equipment to Lagos State Government.
Ambode said, “This is an exciting and historic moment for us coming at a time Lagos is celebrating 50 years of its establishment and we want to say a big thank you to Holyfield for collaborating with us to put this as part of events marking the Golden Jubilee anniversary of Lagos State.