D.K. Poison achieved with President Akufo-Addo previous year
Daughter of the famous D.K. Poison (David Kotei), Henrietta Kotei, thinks strongly dependent on new events that President Akufo-Addo will pay back back again an amount of money of $45,000 owed her father by the condition.
D.K. Poison willingly gave the volume from his battle purse from his title defence towards Shigefumi Fukuyama in 1976, the invest in of some crucial commodities for Ghana when the country was owning economic problems.
Henrietta Kotei, who is just one of the figures showcased in the impending Pleasure Information Pleasure Sports Hotline documentary, The Boxing Personal loan, suggests it is her desire that the latest government will settle the make any difference when and for all.
Very last Sunday, D.K. Poison quietly marked his 45th yr of winning Ghana’s very first-at any time environment title in sporting activities – the WBC tremendous featherweight title with the massive want of observing an conclusion to this extended-operating tale.
“I thank all the Heads of State and Presidents from Typical Acheampong’s time to the current President, who took it upon by themselves to do one thing about my daddy’s money. They gave a listening ear to him and attempted to do a little something about it. I pray that our recent President will put a seal on all that the preceding heads of point out have completed and deliver it to an stop,” she claimed.
According to the legend’s daughter, mates and associates continue to keep telling her she is prosperous due to the fact of this circumstance. “I do not see the money and do not feel it, even nevertheless men and women keep telling me I am prosperous.”
She is having said that hopeful that the issue will be brought to a summary by the present President.
“The very last time he went to the Presidency he came back property with big smiles and reported President Akufo-Addo experienced certain him of payment of the revenue. So we are hoping and praying that he will do it,” she instructed Pleasure Athletics.
Henrietta who is the second of the famous D.K. Poison’s 3 small children was not born at the time of her father’s historic feat but bask in the delight of the accomplishment.
“I heard a lot of tales about my father’s achievements and greatness and that helps make me extremely proud. I am proud that my daddy did this kind of wonderful points for the country.
I see my dad’s identify in the record publications and I am glad that he has produced his mark in the history books of our country.”
“He is loving and caring and pretty disciplined. He scolds us when he has to and benefits us when we do nicely. He is the sort of father I would pick out him once again and again to be my father.
D.K. Poison sealed his legendary position as a historical past maker in Ghana following successful the nation’s to start with-at any time world title in any activity – the WBC featherweight title in 1975 soon after defeating the then winner Reuben Olivares who had assumed demi-God standing due to his achievements in the ring.
He shed the title in 1976 at household to Mexican Danny ‘Little Red’ -Lopez at the Accra Stadium – a bout which recorded an attendance of above 120,000.