He noted that boxing or for that matter sports creates jobs and known to be the fastest and easiest way to make money.
According to the Mayor, quality good boxers emerge from the Bukom and James Town, hence there ought to be other entertainment enterprises and other investments for the people.
The mayor announced that the AMA and trust emporium are collaborating to introduce open air gyms in Accra to keep the people healthy and strong to contribute to the economy.
He promised adequate security on the day and advised fans to comport themselves.
He said both boxers have the records and pedigree to attract more spectators.
Alex Ntimoah thanked the Mayor for accepting the invitation to the fight and assured of a good organization, with quality supporting bouts.
Both Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir guaranteed a good fight with all of them predicting a knock out. While Banku said before of on the sixth round, Bastie anticipated a third round KO victory.
Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko aka The African Mayweather has won all his 29 fights while Bastie who trained with top world champion Floyd Mayweather of the TMT fame in the USA has won all his 15 fights and drawn once.
Naa Darkua Dodoo PRO of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) said the big bout has been sanctioned and will definitely come on as scheduled. She urged boxing fans to comport themselves as the sport is for gentle ladies and gentlemen.
Nat Attoh, a member of the GBA Sponsorship Committee and licensed Ring Announcer said Accra stand the chance to host more big fights in the future. He appealed to promoters to find life for the many good boxers in Bukom.
By Sammy Heywood Okine