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Complete Sports Founder Sunny Ojeagbase Dies At 71


Complete Sports Founder Sunny Ojeagbase Dies At 71


The death of Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, founder and executive chairman of Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspapers has been announced by the family.

According to the statement issued on Monday, Mr Ojeagbase who is also the publisher of Success Digest and other online publications died on Saturday, February 22, 2022, in Atlanta, United States of America (USA) after a brief illness.

He was 71 years.

As indicated in the statement issued by the family, the late Ojeagbase hailed from Uzebba, Iuleha in Owan West of Edo State. Popularly known as Sunny Ojeagbase (or simply “S.O.”) before he added Emmanuel to his name.

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The late media entrepreneur broke into national consciousness as the pioneer publisher of sports news in Nigeria when he established Sports Souvenir weekly newspaper in 1984.

Mr Sunny Emmanuel Ojeagbase is survived by his wife, Mrs Ojeagbase, his children both biological and adopted, as well as grandchildren and other relatives. He will also be sorely missed by friends, mentees and business associates.

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Condolence registers have been opened at Complete Sports headquarters at Plot 9, Alhaji Adenekan Street, Okota, Lagos; and at SADC headquarters, No. 36, Esuola Street, Off Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos.

Burial arrangements will be announced by the family.

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