Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reacted to the news of the passing away of the Founder and Executive Chairman of Complete Communications Limited – publishers of Complete Sports, Pastor Dr. Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, condoling with his family and everyone mourning the Media mogul.
Dr. Ojeagbase died in the United States on Saturday, February 26 2022 after a brief illness.
“President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to family, friends and professional associates of founder and Executive Chairman of Complete Communications Ltd, Dr Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, whose vision and diligence transformed sports reporting and inspired a generation of media entrepreneurs,” reads a Statement signed and released on Monday by President Buhari’s Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina,
“President Buhari commiserates with his wife and longtime business partner, Pastor (Mrs) Esther Ojeagbase, who worked with her husband in publishing, ministry and charity, bringing out many titles which include Complete Football magazine, Complete Football International (CFI), International Soccer Review (ISR) and Success Digest.
“The President affirms that Ojeagbase, who worked for the Daily Times, Concord newspapers and The Guardian, before pioneering sports news publication in Nigeria, 1984, was also a teacher and preacher of the Word of God, and he lived by the tenets of the Holy Bible, greatly motivating others to grow spiritually and apply the principles of honesty, fairness and integrity in business.”
The Statement added: “President Buhari prays that Almighty God will remember the good works of the media entrepreneur and philanthropist and grant his soul eternal rest.”