Entertainment of Friday, 29 December 2017
Popular Ghanaian boxer, Braimah Kamoko, better known as Bukom Banku has vowed to distance himself from politics in future.
In a report by Ghanacelebrities.com, the famous boxer stated that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is heading for doom in the 2020 elections hence there is no point in campaigning for them.
According to him, he is now a celebrity and as such he has a lot of followers. In that regard, he added, it would be wrong for him to take sides with respect to elections in Ghana.
He further added that he has been the subject of hatred and insults during the 2016 election period and as such, he believes he is taking the right decision.
The boxer passed these comments at Dzodze-Penyi in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region, where he was present to witness a boxing event.
“You know everybody love me in the nation, maybe some people love me and some people jealous me because of politics. So if you want to be a popular man, you don’t have to do politics”, Bukom Banku stated.
Bukom Banku’s last fight in the year 2017 did not go as expected as he lost to Samir Bastie. He has however won 22 out of the 29 bouts in his career.
He took the opportunity to advise young and upcoming boxers to train very well and aim for the ultimate titles in the sport.
He also counseled them to desist from immoral acts such as excessive alcohol intake and all forms of negative habits which wouldn’t help them to achieve laurels in their boxing career.