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Joseph Yobo Ex-Super Eagles captain gets political appointment

Just four days after his testimonial, Joseph Yobo has been appointed Senior Special to Rivers State Governor.

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Joseph Yobo and Nyesom Wike play Joseph Yobo appointed Senior Personal Assistant to Nyesom Wike (Twitter)

Ex-captain of the Super Eagles Joseph Yobo has gotten a political appointment just four days after his testimonial game in Port Harcourt.

Yobo was honoured by a slew of his former colleagues and friends at his testimonial played at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium on Friday, May 27

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike who also attended the testimonial has now appointed the former Everton captain as as Senior Special Assistant on Sports Development.

David Moyes, Nyesom Wike and Joseph Yobo play

David Moyes, Nyesom Wike and Joseph Yobo

(Instagram/Joseph Yobo)


Special Assistant to Wike, on Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu says the appointment takes immediate effect.

Just a day after his testimonial match in Port Harcourt, the 35-year-old was conferred with a chieftaincy title in Rivers State.

Joseph Yobo and wife, Adaeze play Jospeh Yobo was conferred with a chieftency title in Rivers State (Instagram)


The former defender bagged the title of The Mene Aborlo 1 and Waamene Aborlo 1 of Ogoni, Rivers State.

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