Adesanya, Adeyinka Matthew

Adesanya, Adeyinka Matthew

FCA, ACTI

A 1990 graduate of University of Lagos, Mr. Adeyinka Adesanya joined Bisi Adegboye & Co as a graduate trainee and rose to the position of a Partner. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

He was pioneer head of Finance and Admin in many Mortgage Institutions including Centage Savings & Loans Ltd, Milestone Savings & Loans Ltd and a former lecturer at Federal Polytechnic Ilaro.

Mr. Adesanya is currently the Managing Partner of Yinka Adesanya & Co (Chartered Accountants & Tax Consultants). He has varied work experience spanning over twenty years in the practice of Auditing, Accountancy, Taxation, Financial Advisory, Government Institutions, Industry and Commerce in Nigeria.

His firm provides Auditing, Tax Consulting and/or Management / Financial Advisory services to the various organizations.

Lekan Otufodunrin

Lekan Otufodunrin

Lekan Otufodunrin, Editor (Online and Special Publications) of The Nation Newspapers is journalist, media trainer and counselor.

A graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and Fellow of Thomson Foundation, Cardiff, Wales in the United Kingdom, Otufodunrin’s vast media professional experience dates back to 1987 when he joined The Punch Newspapers as the Ogun State Correspondent of the newspapers.

Before leaving The Punch in 1999, Otufodunrin held various positions including Group News Editor, Group Political Editor and City Editor.

Apart from his job at The Nation,, where he was former Editor (Sunday) , Otufodunrin writes for various international news organisations.

This accomplished journalist is by the grace of God the President of Journalists for Christ- a fellowship of Christian journalists in Nigeria, Moderator of the African Christian Journalists Network and Executive Council member of the African Region, World Association for Christians in Communication. (WACC), Canada.

He is Managing Editor of Nigeria Online Christian News Service and editorial adviser to a number of Christian magazines and newspapers in Nigeria

Otufodunrin, member of Nigeria Guild of Editors, is also a Governing Board member of Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) and President of Media Career Services (organisers of Young Journalists Conference and Young Journalist Award).

A part time lecturer at the Mass Communication department, University of Lagos, Otufodunrin’s published books include Wisdom for Journalists, Reporter Extraordinary, Purpose Driven Journalism and Excelling in Journalism.

Abiola Oladipupo

Abiola Oladipupo

Abiola OLADIPUPO is a graduate of Political Science from the University of Lagos. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has nearly a decade of banking experience with special interest for Treasury Management and
finance. He has attended a number of local and international training programs bordering on Treasury, Assets & Liabilities Management, and Risk Management.

He is a lover and respecter of God and is ever willing to see the expansion of God’s Kingdom and work.

Dr. Johnson Folayan

Dr. Johnson Folayan

M. B., Ch. B (Ife), FWACS.

Dr. Afolayan is the Consultant Surgeon and the Medical Director of His Sripes Specialist Hospital, Orile Iganmu, Surulere, Lagos.

He is also a part time Consultant Surgeon at the Nigeria Naval Reference Hospital, Ojo, Lagos.

A fellow of the West Africa College Of Surgeons, he graduated with a B.Sc (Health Science) from the University of Ife in 1979 and a Bachelor Of Medicine Bachelor Of Surgery from the same university in 1982.

Deacon Adeyinka Obalade

Deacon Adeyinka Obalade

Adeyinka Obalade is the immediate past Executive Director, Finance and Accounts at Industrial and General Insurance Company Plc. He bagged B.Sc (First Class Honours) in Mathematics (Education) in University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) between 1976 and 1980. He had his MBA (Finance) at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) between 1988 and 1990, attended Lagos Business School, Lagos in 2000. Mr. Obalade also attended International Banking Summer School, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2002 and other courses and seminars in UK, USA and Germany.

Obalade had been the Managing Director/CEO, Global Bank Plc, Lagos, and the Managing Director/CEO, Societe Bancaire Nigeria Limited (Merchant Bankers) Lagos. Before going into the banking industry, he trained with Arthur Andersen & Co (a firm of Chartered Accountants) and worked as a Teacher at Command Secondary school Jos, Plateau State.

A native of Ejigbo, Osun State, Adeyinka was born and bred in the town. He attended Oke Moyo Baptist Day School, Ejigbo (1963-1968) L.A. Modern School (1969-1971) and Baptist High School Ejigbo (1972-1976).

He is a Deacon of New Estate Baptist Church, Surulere, Lagos and is happily married with children. The wife is an educationist and a proprietor of Grande Oakbridge School in Lagos

Professor Dele Braimoh

Professor Dele Braimoh

Dele Braimoh is the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Revival Church based in Pretoria, South Africa. As a renowned educator, he has held many reputable academic positions across many African tertiary institutions before he retired from active University teaching and research in 2012 from the University of South Africa (UNISA) where he held the prestigious position as the UNESCO Chair of Open and Distance Learning (ODL). He was also the pioneer Director of the Institute for Open and Distance Learning (IODL) at the University of South Africa. (UNISA).

Prior to joining UNISA in 2008, he worked for about 14 years as Professor of Adult and Distance Education at the National University of Lesotho, Lesotho, where he held various academic positions. He was a Deputy Project Leader for a cooperative programme for about two years at the University of Zululand, Kwazulu Natal Province, South Africa: 2006-2007. He was a Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1989-1991, an institution where he taught for about ten years at the department of Adult Education before he joined the academic staff of the National University of Lesotho.

He was a Vice-President of the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning of South Africa (NADEOSA) where he also served for four years as a member of the Executive Committee of NADEOSA.

He was the National Coordinator and local tutor for the Master of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) on behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Vancouver, Canada, and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) New Delhi, India, for the Basotho candidates in the programme: 2002-2003. He served as a Consultant for COL for about three years while in Lesotho and facilitated series of training workshops for many local NGOs and international Organizations.

For many years, he served as the Managing Editor of a Journal and still serving on the Editorial Board of many international academic journals. He belongs to the membership of over fifteen professional academic societies, worldwide. He holds the following degrees: B.Sc (Hons) Mass Communication, M.Ed. Adult and Industrial Relations and a Ph.D in Adult Education. As a well travelled and published scholar, he taught at the University level and served as external examiner to many African Universities for over twenty-five years. He was for five years the Chief Executive Officer of his Consultancy outfit, Delbra Innovative Consultancy, based in Pretoria where he worked before his final divine call to full time Ministry.

He is a guest minister to many churches globally and a gifted counselor and an accomplished educator.