Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Senate President Saraki’s Chief Photographer, Tope Brown adds a year

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Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki celebrates with Mr. Tope Brown Olowoyeye on his April 4th birthday

As Nigerians were getting off the mood of the grand celebration of Juju Music icon turned Evangelist (Professor) Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi (MFR) on Monday 3rd, the office of the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Bukola Saraki came alive on Tuesday June 4 (Yesterday) as one of his dependable officers and Chief Photographer, Tope Brown Olowoyeye added a year. The event was marked with prayers and little celebration among members of the senate leader’s media team and other junior staffs of the chambers.

Leading others to wish Mr. Brown a happy birthday was the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Public Affairs and immediate past Ogun State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Alhaji Yusuph Olaniyonu.
The Birthday Boy, Tope Brown
However, for many, it was a very surprising act of humility as the Nigeria’s No 3 citizen left his very busy schedule to celebrate with the very gifted photo journalist of over two decades, giving him all the morale supports he desire on such a rare occasion. Tope, according to close sources was not only humbled but was totally overwhelmed and grateful for the humble gesture extended to him by his busy boss.
Tope Brown with Chief of Staff to the Senate President
Tope Brown, a very effervescent fellow formerly works as the Northern Photo Editor cum Bureau Chief for Africa’s number 1 Celebrity Magazine, Ovation International.  Until his appointment as Chief Photographer to the Senate President two years ago, Tope was famously known as ‘The King of Good Shots’.  He is very cheerful, versatile, spiky and good-humored. He is the guy every other happy guy will like to be with—a child of grace.
He is happily married to Lady Beatrice Brown (Nee Emaike) an accountant and mother of his two lovely kids, Opemipo and Oluwatobiloba.
Tope's boss, Dr. Bukola Saraki, The Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (M) with Special Adviser, Media & Publicity to the Senate President Alhaji Yusuph Olaniyonu (L)
The University of Lagos graduate of Mass Communications loves epic pictorial assignments and once you get him one, he rages on with his camera at the speed of a Lion, extending his energy in grabbing thousand moods in millions of seconds.
Tope is a Yoruba born (Ilesa-Osun State) but raised in the Northern part of Nigeria (Kaduna). He speaks impeccable Hausa, and understands the culture and norms of Muslim families. He has travelled to several countries of the world including America, France, Canada and many others to capture events in his journalistic efforts.
The Celebrant, TB with his National Assembly, Abuja Colleagues
In a Facebook post, Dareal Burrell, President of Dabishop House Nigeria, the organizers of the Abuja Talent Show said “I wish to thank God for the life of this very distinguished and skillful Nigerian “Mr. Tope Brown” a man who is not just kind hearted only, but a believer and supporter of great minds like me. Happy Birthday Boss, may the Lord prosper, protect and guide you”
Another Facebook friend, Oluwole Onemola equally said this about Tope “Before the night is over, I have to wish my National Assembly Egbon, the self proclaimed “official Paparazzi Celebrity” of the Senate President, Tope Brown a very Happy Birthday. Live long brother! Age with grace”

Gbenga Dan Asabe

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