Legendary Nigerian ex-international, Segun Odegbami is set to announce his interest in the Ogun State Governorship seat ahead of the 2019 elections.
Odegbami, who hails from Wasimi part of the state was one of Nigeria’s finest players in his heydays and is still being considered as one of the best players to have donned the green and white Nigerian jersey.
“Mathematical Sege” or “Big Shegs” as he is fondly called by fans once contested for the Presidential seat of the Nigerian Football Federation.
He is currently Nigeria’s second top scorer of all time and owns a Sports Academy, The International Academy, in his town, Wasimi where young, talented kids have an opportunity to learn sporting skills while they also get academic exercises.
Odegbami has been a Public Speaker of international reputation and one of the Directors of Complete Communications Limited, owners of Complete Sports where he writes as a weekly columnist. He is also an active participant in a sports programme on NTA, “The Parliament” alongside seasoned sports journalist, Godwin Dudu-Orumen.
The announcement of his interest in the Ogun Governorship seat is to be aired on national television on Thursday, June 14th, 2018.