broadcaster and administrator Michael Bush has formally joined the 1 GAME:
Football without Violence campaign and will head its Board of Trustees, the
organization announced on Sunday.
The 40 year-old journalist has been partially involved
with the campaign right from inception, playing an advisory role in the
non-profit organization. He now takes up a more challenging role in an initiat...ive that is less
than two years old.
Born on September 13, 1971 in his home town, Ituk Mbang, Uruan Local
Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Bush moved to Cameroon with his parents at the
age of three and spent the majority of his childhood in the central African
country where he had both his primary and secondary education. He holds a B.A.
degree in Foreign Languages and has been in broadcasting for the past 20 years.
Since 2003 he has worked as Chief Executive Officer of Worldwin Media, owners
of Bush House Nigeria.
Bush is expected to play an essential role on the Board of Trustees of
the 1 GAME: Football without Violence campaign including organizing and
coordinating the board's activities, such as by setting its annual agenda as
well as reviewing and evaluating the performance of the board.
The 1 GAME campaign has an objective to combat violence and fanaticism in
football as well as promote peaceful co-existence among supporters involved in
football followership through advocacy and education.