Mikel Obi is RIF Trust’s brand ambassador
Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea legend, Mikel Obi, has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of International Residency and Citizenship, an Investment advisory firm, RIF Trust. The announcement was made official at the weekend.
The unveiling ceremony, which held at Deseo at the Opus in Business Bay, Dubai, comes after their successful global expansion into Africa, including Nigeria and Egypt, as well as across the Middle East over the past decade.
Mikel, one of Africa’s most decorated international footballers, began his career with Plateau United before joining the Norwegian club, Lyn, at the age of 17, in 2004.
In 2006, he made a transfer to Chelsea in England, where he played for 11 years, before moving to China to play for Tianjin TEDA in 2017.
Speaking on the announcement, Mikel said: “RIF Trust is one of the most reputable Residencies and Citizenship by Investment advisory firms in the world, and I am thrilled to join the RIF Trust family.
One thing I enjoy most as a dual citizen is a mobility to travel anywhere for both my work and holidays.
“I am excited to partner with RIF Trust following my retirement from football and I can’t wait to connect with passionate individuals and entrepreneurs who are seeking greater travel mobility and investment opportunities through second citizenship or EU residency with RIF Trust,” Mikel stated.
Among those in attendance were David Regueiro, Group Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, RIF Trust and Latitude Group, Ranny Muasher, B2B Regional Director and Managing Director of RIF Trust Nigeria, Teka Jibril, Regional Director Africa, and Sarah Yasmeena El Shabrowy, Regional Marketing Manager-Middle East and Africa.