Former Super Eagles Captain Joseph Yobo has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Rivers state governor Nyesome Wike on Sports Development.
The retired footballer who played his testimonial match last week was also conferred with the Mene Aborlo 1 of Ogoniland Chieftancy title by his king HRH GNK Gininwa last weekend.
Yobo’s appointment is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Port Harcourt by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media.
The statement said the governor also appointed Chibuzor Aholu as Senior Special Assistant on Financial Matters
According to the statement, both appointments are with immediate effect.