Towards ensuring quality information flow and the actualization of his mission and vision, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Sports, Hon. Ekene Adams Abubakar, has appointed his Media Assistants.
Hon. Ekene Adams confirmed Tunde Shamsudeen as head of his 4-man media team in an official letter dated 9th of August, 2023.
According to him, Shamsudeen’s profile, professionalism, loyalty, versatility, media network power, passion for sports made him the best choice for the job.
Shamsudeen is the General Coordinator of the most glamorous Pre-Season Football Championship (Ogunjobi Gold Cup) in Nigeria.
He is happily married to Mrs Olamide Shamsudeen and the union is blessed with a daughter.
Shamsudeen, born and bred in Minna, Niger State capital studied Mass Communication at The Polytechnic, Ibadan and speaks English, Hausa and Yoruba fluently.
He started his journalism career with Osun Network Newspaper, worked as Media Officer of the defunct Anambra United, Correspondent at The Sun Newspaper, SoccerStar (now Sporting Sun), Media Officer of Prime FC now Osun United. He also worked with Sportalkafrica.com, Opera News Hub, Buwanews.com, Nationalwatch.com and South West Coordinator for mycujoo.tv live streaming team.
He was the Special Adviser On General Matters and Media Aide, to former Secretary General Nigeria Football Federation NFF, late Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi and he is also an NPFL Match Commissioner.
TS, as fondly called by his admirers is a winner of several awards and he is expected to bring his vast experience to bear on his new assignment.
Making the Media Team are the trio of Niyi Busari, and Hot FM (Abuja) duo of Michael Obasi and Modupeola Oyewale.
Busari is an award winning journalist, the Publisher and CEO of BSN Sports Concepts, one of the most celebrated Nigerian sports journalists of his generation. A”cross-over” professional, he combines the talents and abilities of a print and electronic journalist in a manner that is rare, even though his specialization is print. A graduate of Economics from the University of Abuja where he obtained his Bachelor Degree in 2015.
Obasi is an experienced Award Winning Sports Journalist who has been on Radio talking Sports over the last 15 years years.
He has been On Hot FM Abuja talking Sports on his Award Winning show Hotsports.
He is currently the Anchor of the Radio Sports Show Roughkick Radio Show on Hot FM Abuja.
He is a Graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja and also obtained Diploma in Mass Communication from the same University.
He has worked as Media Aide to former Plateau State Governorship Aspirant and Chairman of Giwa FC Ambassador Chris Giwa.
He is also a Media Consultant to one of the country’s top football Academies Water FC.
He hails from Abia state and he is happily married with a son.
Oyewale, who hails from Osun State is a seasoned and experienced Sport Journalist on radio for over thirteen years.
She is currently the Co- Anchor of the Radio Sports Show Roughkick Radio Show on Hot FM Abuja.
Oyewale, who’s also a news reporter and producer, is a Graduate of Mass Communication from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun State.
She has worked as a Team Coordinator for the Under 17 women’s national team, the Flamingos.