Bukom Banku bows out of politics

Ghana’s celebrated boxer and a sympathiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Braimah Kamoko, aka Bukom Banku has announced his retirement from Ghana’s political terrain.

The boxer announced this at a boxing event at Dzodze-Penyi in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region.

According to Bukom Banku, his decision to retire was as a result of the divisiveness that comes with participating in frontline politics in the country.

“You know everybody love me in the nation, may be 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”, he said.

Braimah Kamoko who has 22 knockouts to his record out of 29 bouts admonished young boxers to set their eyes on the ultimate and train hard to achieve it.

He advised them to eschew from womanizing, alcoholism and any other social vice that might have a negative effect on their boxing profession.

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