Joseph Yobo: Ex-Super Eagles captain gets political appointment

Joseph Yobo and Nyesom Wike

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

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.


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.


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

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