Nigeria’s fastest man, Seye Ogunlewe signs new deal.
Fast rising athletic star, Seye Ogunlewe who is currently the 2x National 100m champion, signed a new deal with renowned management team, The Temple Management Company at their office in Victoria Island, yesterday.
Temple Management Company (TMC) which began in March 2016, is set out with a mission to continually improve on content, bridge the gulf between local talents and their foreign counterparts in lime with international best practices.
TMC has began operations primarily in the entertainment, sports, media and art sectors and in this light, the company has signed deals with leading Nigerian music Recording Company, Mavin Crew headed by Don Jazzy, talented singer, Inyanya, Award-winning broadcaster Funmi Iyanda, renowned disc jockey, DJ Jimmy Jatt, media personalty Bunmi Davies, Visual artist and writer, Victor Ehikhamenor.
“ I am delighted to have Temple Management Company on board. It was a bit of a long process but I am happy and convinced to say I have joined the best team,” said Seye Ogunlewe.
“ This is the beginning of a journey that I am extremely excited about. I am looking forward to the future with my new Family as they transform talent management in Nigeria.” he added.
Seye who has a personal best of 10.12s was at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil where he finished 4th in the 100m heats. The 25 year old sprinter who earlier in the year had an exclusive interview with ‘Athletic Heat’ is an African Gold medalist in the 4x100m and a finalist at The African Games 100m in Congo.
The gangly sprinter after he generated some attention on social media prior to The Olympics landed himself a deal with Union Bank of Nigeria alongside Divine Oduduru and Regina George.
You never can tell, his next deal might just be with Nike, Adidas or Puma.
From us at ‘Athletic Heat’ we say congrats to Seye Ogunlewe. More blessings to you and we hope more Nigerian athletes would get opportunities like this!
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