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NFF appoints new Media Officers for Super Eagles, Falcons

NFF Appoints Babafemi Raji, Tobechukwu As Media Officers

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of Babafemi Raji and Oluchi Tobe-chukwu as the new Media Officer of the Super Eagles and Super Falcons respectively.

He takes over from Toyin Ibitoye who has been in the post for five-and-half years.

Raji, according to the statement by the NFF media department, presently the Group Manager, programmes and contents at Brila Media Group, started sports journalism as a freelancer with NTA Ile-Ife between 2003-2006 while studying at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.

Upon gradation 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.

Also on Tuesday, the NFF announced the appointment of Mrs Oluchi Tobe-chukwu as the new media officer of the Super Falcons, she takes over from Jane Onyinye Nweze.

Oluchi Tobe-chukwu 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 Masters Degree in the same discipline from Lagos State University.

A former football player 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 Mr Ibitoye and Miss Nweze for excellent services rendered while they were with the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons respectively and wished both of them good fortune in their future endeavors.

“Mr Ibitoye and miss Nweze were superb to work with, they demonstrated excellent people skills and acuity and were diligent, energetic and knowledgeable.

“We wish them the very best in their endeavors going forward.”


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