If you watch Channels Television you must have come across one of the most captivating presenters with an infectiously charming smile – Nneotaobase Egbe (referred to on air as Nneota Egbe). He is one gentle on-air personality whose presentation skills reflect quality, passion for the job, and unfolding dedication to duty. You will see him among the co-anchors of Sunrise Daily, one of the most viewed morning programmes in Nigeria. He also anchors Sunrise, the Saturday breakfast show, and a co-presenter of Eco Africa. He is just every inch a broadcaster, having handled some other programmes for the station.
You might know Nneota as a top broadcaster but there are other interesting facts about him that will excitingly stun you. Here are five quick facts about Nneota you may not know.
1. He is a graduate of Geography
For someone who is good in broadcasting you might be thinking he probably studied mass communication or broadcasting in one of the top communication schools in New York. No, Nneota is a graduate of Geography but he has this innate passion for broadcasting which has made him one of the best in Nigeria’s media landscape.
2. He loves cooking
When you look at him and see how gentle he looks with a charming smile that reminds you of people who love fast-food restaurants you would think he has nothing to do with the kitchen. You’re wrong. If Nneota had focused on developing his creativity with dishes and delicacies he would have won Maggie cooking competition probably 13 times by now (the number of times his workplace, Channels TV, has bagged the NMMA Best TV of the Year award).
3. He loves singing
Of course, when you listen to his ptogrammes and pay attention to the poetic nature of his voice you wouldn’t doubt this fact. One of his female colleagues said if you’re close to him when he is in the mood to sing and you hear his voice dishing out lines and lyrics you might feel like someone receiving Canadian visa without stress. If Nneota had focused on a singing career he might have ended up the Lionel Richie of Africa. But his passion for broadcasting won his attention.
4. He loves clothes making
Nneota loves creativity which he tries out on clothes. It’s just about talent. Probably if Nneota had focused on developing his clothes making talent he might have ended up in the same class with Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein and Valentino Garavani.
5. He loves travelling
Nneota doesn’t just jump into vehicles or planes just to go and do his job at a destination. He actually loves travelling and this makes him love his job the more.
So which facts about Nneota would you say has inspired you or stunned you positively? That’s your favorite presenter showing you how to have fun in exciting ways.