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UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman visits Nigeria for the first time since he left as a kid

Nigerian-born UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has arrived Nigeria today for the first time since he left the country 26 years ago.

Usman, who was born in Nigeria had never visited since he migrated to the United States with his family when he was eight.

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Usman Kamaru

The UFC star arrived in Abuja today, and he will be launching a corporate social responsibility (CSR) project in Edo state.

Ahead of his trip, the mixed martial artist had made the announcement via his social media page.

“Naija, I’m coming home!! See you soon,” he wrote on Instagram before sharing videos of him and his family at the airport about to take off.

Usman was born in Auchi, where he spent part of his childhood before leaving Nigeria.

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