IGP Praised Lagos Female Cop, Mary Yetunde Aina For Winning WBF Int’l Super Bantamweight Title

A female police officer, currently stationed at the Lagos state police command, Mary Yetunde Aina alias ‘Iron Abbey’, has won the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) International Super Bantamweight title, after defeating Laura Pain, of United Kingdom, UK.



While commending the female cop, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, praised the Police Constable for the well deserved victory.


In a statement issued by the Police Force Public Relations Officer, CSP. Muyiwa Adejobi, it was stated that, the IGP intends to personally receive the victorious police officer ‘Iron Abbey’, at her arrival in the country.


The IGP also commended the cop for her courage, and for the giant strides in making the nation and the Nigeria Police Force proud.


IGP Usman Alkali Baba, used the opportunity to encourage sports enthusiasts within the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), not to relent in developing their skills, useful for charting new frontiers in sporting activities in the country.


IGP Baba is also of the opinion that, if sporting activities are encouraged within the Force, it will help project and advance modern policing strategies, needed for strengthening the internal security of the country.


‘Iron Abbey’, who has distinguished herself as a professional boxer, clinched the International Super Bantamweight title belt at City Coast Centre, in Portslade, East Sussex, London on Friday, February 18, 2022.


Prior to winning the title, she is a renowned boxing judge, who has won several awards and recommendations as a boxing referee at the amateur level.

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