Former president John Dramani Mahama has praised Bastie Samir and Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku, for putting up a great show at the Bukom Boxing Arena in a bout dubbed “Make or Break” on Saturday night.
He further wished Bukom Banku, whom he described as a friend and brother, well in future challenges.
“Congrats to winner Bastie and better luck next time to my friend and brother Braimah Kamoko aka Bukom Banku. Both boxers were winners last night.” – he said
“I’m convinced that the Bukom Arena will become the incubator for the next generation of Ghanaian boxing champions” – the former president said
Samir, an undefeated former captain of Ghana’s amateur boxing team, ended Bukom Banku’s 28-0-0 unbeaten record on the exciting boxing night, that drew thousands of enthusiasts including former boxing champions, Ike Quartey and Azumah Nelson.
Ahead of the much-anticipated bout, Bukom Banku vowed to knock Bastie out in the 6th Round, and said he was going to force him into a coma on the night, but that was not meant to be.
Meanwhile, Bastie Samir has thrown a challenge to Bukom Banku that he is ready to face him again if he [Bukom Banku] asks for a re-match.