31st December, 2021
By Jethro Ibileke
A former Commissioner for Sports Development in Edo State, Brown Ebewele, is dead.
The astute sports administrator popularly known as Juju Man, reportedly died at a private hospital in Warri, Delta State, after undergoing surgery.
A former Olympian and former national champion, Ebewele led Team Edo to the 20th National Sports Festival.
The highly reputed athletics coach who introduced Decathlon into the nation’s athletics in 1978, while competing as an athlete for the then Bendel State.
Ebewele rose to become a Director and was later appointed Commissioner for Sports in Edo State during the administration of former Governor Lucky Igbinedion.