Football: Super Eagles Names Raji New Spokesman
The Nigeria Football Federation has announced Babafemi Raji as the new Media Officer of the Super Eagles.
He takes over from Toyin Ibitoye, who has been in the post for five-and-half years.
Raji, currently the Group Manager, Programmes and Contents in Brila Media Group, started sports journalism as a freelancer with NTA Ile-Ife between 2003 –2006 while studying at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.
On graduation with Bachelor of Arts in English, he joined Radio Brila, Nigeria’s first all-sport radio station in 2008.
He was a member of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Media Committee set up by the tournament sponsors, and is a certified management consultant and a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.
The NFF also announced Mrs. Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu as the Media Officer of the Super Falcons.
She takes over from Miss Jane Onyinye Nweze.
Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu, popularly known as tobexSports, is an astute women football advocate and a writer with passion for domestic women’s league.
A Federal Government scholar as the second best graduating student in Mass Communication at the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, she holds a master’s degree in the same discipline from the Lagos State University. She’s a former footballer herself, having played for clubs like Hamza Queens, Flamming Flamingos and Ibom Angels before pursuing her education further.
NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire, praised Ibitoye and Nweze for excellent services rendered while they were with the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons respectively and wished them good fortune in their future endeavours.