Board of Trustees

 

MR. AJIBOLA OLAYINKA

MR. AJIBOLA OLAYINKA

Ajibola Olayinka, 30 years in business re-engineering at Top Management Positions in Telecoms, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Financial Services, Business Consulting, Agriculture and Oil & Gas. These include:

  • CEO, Emmarach Integrated Concepts
  • CFO Candel Corporation
  • Commercial Director, Globacom West Africa
  • CEO, DN Meyer Plc
  • COO, Honeywell Group of Companies
  • FC, Esso E & P Nigeria
  • Head of Control, Ecobank Plc
  • Arthur Andersen
  • KPMG
  • Director, Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc, ACAP Plc
  • Chairman, Bestspring Foundation (NGO), Jextoban Secondary School Parents Teachers Association
  • Member, Caleb University Strategy Committee

 

 

MRS. ARAMIDE OIKELOME

Aramide Oikelome is a journalist, media mentor/consultant with over 20 years cognate experience garnered from both private and mainstream media. A Fellow of The Poynter Institute for Media Studies and member of The Media Project, she is a prolific writer, public speaker and counselor.

She is a graduate of English from the Lagos State University, Ojo and Masters degree in Literature from the University of Lagos, Akoka. Constantly in the quest for knowledge and empowerment, Aramide has bagged several Certificatedegrees from home and abroad. This includes certificates in Social Welfare & Marriage Counseling, Reporting Religion & Public Life, Coaching & Leadership and Advanced Digital Training.

Aramide is a social worker, caregiver and advocate for the rights of orphans and vulnerable children/youths in Nigeria.Her insatiable passion for the wellbeing of vulnerable children led her and her husband to establish Bestspring Children & Youth Development Foundation, a non-governmental, not-for-profit charity organization in 2002 with the sole aim of providing educational/psycho-social support to indigent/streetwise children. Over the years, Bestspring Foundation has grown in leaps and bounds and provided philanthropic services toindigent children, youths and their caregivers

A girl’s right advocate, she is equally passionate about safeguarding the girl-child from all forms of abuse. She runs a community-based club for girls under the auspices of Girls' Arise Initiative where she mentors adolescent girls through her monthly interactive/sensitization talk show/talent hunt meetings. In addition, she hosts a quarterly motivational talk show and empowerment summit for community women (mostly widows) in Ijegun, Ikotun, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, through the Joyful Widows Forum.

Aramide Oikelome currently sits as the Executive Director of Goshen Home & Orphanage, situated in the quiet suburbarea of Akute-Olambe in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. She is married and blessed with children.

MRS. ARAMIDE OIKELOME

DR. DAPO AYENI

DR. DAPO AYENI

Dapo Ayeni was born on the 20th September 1956. He attended Kings College Lagos and later proceeded to University of Ile Ife(OAU) for his medical training in 1976.

He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in the year 1983. He has been in medical practice ever since he left Medical school but branched out to his own practise in June 16 1987 till date. He also has an outfit for Training with respect to his medical calling (Pre, Intra and Retirement training in the corporate Industry)! He is an active member of the Board of Trustees of Bestspring International.

He is currently the National Medical Director of Faithful Stewards Medical and Educational Foundation(FASTMED).

He is also a member of many professional bodies NMA, AGPMPN, Nigerian Red Cross Society(Patron), SWAAN etc.
Ordained as a pastor in 2007 and was in charge of FAMILY LIFE in his former pastorate. He is very passionate about the total Restoration of the Christian Home.

He is presently working as a missionary with FASTMED FOUNDATION AND CHAPLAINCY INTERNATIONAL.
He is happily married to Modupeola a Retired Banker now a business God loving, fearing virtuous woman and their marriage is blessed with five God fearing children and two grand children.

MRS. MODUPEOLA JAIYEOLA AYENI

Modupeola Jaiyeola was born on the 3rd of May, 1959 to Pa Gabriel Rotimi Fakolade (of blessed memory) and Princess Rachael Abioye Fabunmi (the crown princess of the immediate past Olohan of Ohan, Erijiyan-Ekiti). Her father, the first born of the famous Fakolade Agberuko of Igemo Quarters,Erijiyan-Ekiti,was a pioneer educationist in the old Ondo Pronvince who was instrumental to the education of many prominent citizens in that region.

Modupeola attended the prestigious ST Anne’s School, Ibadan (1971-1975). She had her first degree in Economics from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1981. Modupeola earned her MBA degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka in 1989 in spite of the busy nature of her career. Modupeola is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nig.

In February, 1983, she started work formally in UBA where she had earlier completed her NYSC. At UBA, she trained in all areas of Banking Operations and had the opportunity to work in and head many departments. She was also a pioneer staff of the UBA Ikorodu Rd, branch in Lagos, headed the Operations of Tinubu branch (a grade A branch of UBA catering to the needs of their most valued customers). At UBA she was known for her thoroughness, versatility and her no-nonsense attitude on the job. 

It was therefore not unusual to find the then Management posting her to the most difficult branches because of her ability to re-organize and turn things around. She also headed The Training Function of AllStates Trust Bank (1999-2001) She was Head, Credit Operations(2007-2010) and Head,Cash Management Operations of Ecobank Nig up till June 2016 when she retired to set up her own Event Management Company. Modupeola is a grandmother, an author, a counselor and a minister of the Gospel who is passionate about influencing the singles and married to please God in their relationships.

She serves in the Tracts & Publications and Sunday School ministries of RCCG,Region 19 Hqtrs,(First Born Family),ACME. She is a member of the board of trustees of Bestspring Foundation (an NGO that takes care of the less privileged).

Modupeola is married to Oladapo Ayeni a pastor and a medical doctor. They are blessed with five God-fearing children, most of whom are already professionals in their own right.

 

MRS. MODUPEOLA JAIYEOLA AYENI

 

MRS. MORENIKE OMAIBOJE

MRS. MORENIKE OMAIBOJE

Currently Board member and Director of Programs, Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON), a non-government, non-for-profit, non-partisan and non-religious organization committed to the enforcement of women and children’s rights and the attainment of equality, development and peace.

A Human Resources expert and Trainer, Morenike joined Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) 6years ago and currently serves as Director of Programs and now member of WOCON's Board. She manages the day-to-day operations of WOCON, leading efforts to forge partnerships with local NGOs and international partners for the attainment of equal status of women in all aspects of social, economic and political development within the communities and the nation at large especially in the anti-trafficking space.  Founded over 21 years ago by late Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi, a renowned Lawyer and Gender Expert, WOCON has primarily focused on issues of gender-based violence, promoting good governance and ensuring more women's political participation and has taken its awareness campaigns to the endemic states where trafficked victims within and cross-borders are sourced, transited and/or received.

In managing programs in Nigeria, Morenike leverages her years of experience to ensure the objectives of large donor-sponsored projects involving grassroots outreach, behavioral change, community mobilization, awareness creation, advocacy and capacity building are successfully delivered.

In addition, she has over 3 decades broad-ranging private sector experience in Administration in two American oil companies and subsequently with SME’s. Managed general office procedures, dealt with customers and high volume workloads while meeting strict deadlines. She has wide-ranging problem solving experience, within the Management, Administration and HR spaces.

A mother of three, Morenike is a frequent Speaker and Resource Person in many executive platforms.