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Head of Sports Edo state; Sabina Chikere leads sports loving Edo people as Brown Ebowele starts journey home (Pictures)

Edo State Head of Sports, Mrs. Sabina Chikere led the sport loving people of Edo State to the burial ceremony of the former Commissioner of Sports in Edo State, Late Brown Ebewele.

Ebewele fondly called ‘Juju Man’ died on Friday, December 31, 2021, at a private hospital in Warri, Delta State after a surgery.

The no-nonsense former athlete rose to become the Director of Sport and later Commissioner of Sports in Edo State.

The success of Team Nigeria at the 2003 African Games hosted by Nigeria in Abuja was partly due to the efforts of Ebewele.

He introduced decathlon into Nigerian sports and dominated it until he retired as an athlete.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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