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Saturday, 8th May, 2021
CEOAfrica Working Team…

Meet our distinguished working team working behind the scene


Dr Adeleke Ifesanya
Coordinator (Health & You)

IFESANYA ADELEKE OLUSEGUN is a well-experienced, Teacher, Lecturer, Researcher and Orthopaedic Consultant of Medicine and Surgery. He has distinction in Anatomy and Biochemistry from University of Ibadan, Oyo State, where he got degree on Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Ifesanya is a fellow, Medical College of Surgeons (Orthopaedcs & Trauma) (FMCS) and, West African College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic) FWAC. He is also a member, Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh (MRCS). He is a winner of series of Scholarships, Fellowships and Prizes such as; DAAD Fellowship Award Nov. 2005- May 2007, Bethune Scholarship Award 2009, International Society of Surgery Foundation (ISSF) Travel Scholarship Award 2009 and 2010, Korean SICOT Award 2011, and several others. He was a lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan from July 2009 to July 2012. He was as well a lecturer on Clinical Teaching and Demonstration for both undergraduate and postgraduate student under the Department of Medicine and Surgery. He is credited with five completed research works under Medicine and Surgery and five on-going research works. Ifesanya also has about 27 publications, 3 articles ready for publication, 1 Thesis, 5 Abstracts all credited to him. He is presently appointed, Consultant Special Grade II under the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, University College Hospital, Ibadan.

Dr Nathaniel Danjibo
Coordinator (Securing Africa)

Dr. Nathaniel Dominic Danjibo obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Ibadan in 1995; he obtained his Master of Science and Ph.D degrees in Political Science in 1998 and 2005 respectively from the same University. After a six year work experience in policy research with the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Dr. Danjibo formally joined the employment of the University of Ibadan as a teaching/research staff with the Peace and Conflict Studies Programme of the Institute of African Studies in the year 2008. He currently teaches courses on ethnic violence and conflict resolution and inter-religious conflicts in Africa. Dr. Danjibo’s current research interest focuses on ethno-religious conflicts, Islamic sectarianism in Nigeria, democracy and good governance and human security. He is a consultant with the West African Network for Peace (WANEP) both in Nigeria and Ghana and the Nigerian Army School of Education, Ilorin. His recent publications include “Democracy and the Minority Question” (2012); “The Impact of Shari’a on Inter-Group Relations in Post-Colonial Nigeria” (2012); “Religion, Politics and Governance in Nigeria” (2009), a working paper co-written with Insa Nolte and Abubakar Oladeji; “Islamic Fundamentalism and Sectarian Violence in Nigeria” (2010); “Indigene-Settler Conflicts in Nigeria” (2009); “Can Federal Democracy Manage the Phenomenal Problem of Ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria?” (2010). 

Dr Godwin Ogbole
Assistant Coordinator (Health & You)

GODWIN INALEGWU OGBOLE is Lecturer, Faculty of Clinical Science, Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. He has a Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from University of Ibadan and a Master Degree in Science (Epidemology) also from University of Ibadan. GODWIN INALEGWU OGBOLE was Fellow, National Postgaduate Medical College in Radiology (2005), Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons (2006), Masters in Radiation Protection and Safety (physics)(2009). He is also a winner of several Scholarship, fellowship and Prizes such as; Travel Award, PATS MECOR, sponsored by Nuffield Foundation (2010), International Visiting Fellowship in Radiology, Boston USA (2009)Award, Travel Fellowship Award, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (2007) Award, West African Health Organisation (WAHO) Prize. Best Paper Presentation in Radiology (2006), Certificate of Commendation Oyo State NYSC for Outstanding service (2000).  He is a member of some Professional Bodies such as; Radiology Societies of North America (RSNA), Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MCCAN), Nigerian Society of Radiologist (NSR), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), West African Medical Ultrasound Society (WAMUS), American Thoracic Society (ATS), Association Radiologist of West Africa (ARAWA), European Society of Radiology (ESR), Nigerian Society of Neurological Sciences (NANS). He has working experience as follows; Coordinator, Medical Students Radiology Postings Examination; Examiner, final MBBS examinations in Surgery; Lecturer for Chest Radiology and Physiotherapy Students; contributing Authror to the Medical Students’ Journal-DOKITA. He has worked as resource person for schools and agency like Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NNRA). He is a reviewer of several journals, a Coordinator, West African College of Surgeon Update courses, and a Supervisor of Postgraduate Thesis. GODWIN INALEGWU OGBOLE has about 9 Publications, 24 Dissertation and Thesis and presently appointed Lecture1 in University of Ibadan.

Eze Nkeiruka Perpetua
Correspondent (Health & You)

EZE NKEIRUKA PERPETUA is a Researcher and a Medical Laboratory Scientist. She specializes mainly on cases of Haematology/Blood Transfusion Medicine. Her Internship Training was at University College Hospital Ibadan (UCH) Oyo State. She worked at Adeoyo Maternity Hospital Yemetu, Ibadan, Oyo State as a Corper. Her research work was on the “PREVALENCE OF HEPATITIS B VIRUS INFECTION AMONG ANTENATAL CARE WOMEN, DONORS, AND PATIENTS WHO VISITED OUR LADY OF APOSTLE CATHOLIC HOSPITAL OLUYORO IBADAN OYO STATE FROM ” She worked at Our Lady of Apostle Catholic Hospital Oluyoro Ibadan and currently working with University College Hospital( UCH) Ibadan."

Chukwuka A.I.
Coordinator (Total Productive Management)

Tony is a passionate, energetic engineer. After his graduation, he got employed in Nigeria’s leading beverage company and managed several sections-production, process and facility management of the firm’s plants around the country. During his progress in the business, he underwent several management and soft skills trainings (SAP, Project Management, Engagement via Leadership skills, etc) at home and in Europe. But his passion for continuous improvement –kaizen, made him fall in love with the TPM-Total Productive management philosophy. The knowledge and implementation of several pillars of this methodology has greatly improved key performance indicators of the company, with his unit winning the prestigious award for Best TPM Implementation by the parent company in Europe. With over a decade experience in the successful implementation of TPM in the manufacturing and production industry, he feels it is time for Africa to begin to fulfil its potential and become a global player with this methodology. He is currently head of maintenance, of a division of a leading FMCG company in Nigeria

Onafurume Ono Gabriel
Chief Editor (CEOAfrica Newsletter)
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Modupe Abiodun ENIOLA
Correspondent (Operation Feed Africa)

MODUPE ABIODUN ENIOLA is a graduate of Biochemistry, from Lagos State University (LASU). She is currently, the C.E.O of Unlimited Expressions Nigeria (ULE) which deals with Catfish Rearing, Processing and Packaging, Supply of Agricultural Produce, Poultry and general farming.

Dr Olayinka Ogunbode
Assistant Coordinator (Health & You)


Dr Olayinka Ogunbode is an academic staff in the Assisted Conception Unit of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. He is also an honorary consultant to the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He had previously worked as consultant gynaecological laparoscopic surgeon to the hospital.

He graduated from the University of Ilorin, Medical School in June 1995. He subsequently had his specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He is a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) and Medical College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (FMCOG) of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. He has a Masters degree in Population and Reproductive Health (MHS) from the University of Ibadan.


Over the years he had gathered international experience. He holds the American Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (E.C.F.M.G) certificate and a Diploma in Reproductive Health from developing countries certificate from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (affiliated to the University of Liverpool).

Dr Ogunbode had clinical observership experiences in Southport and Ormskirk District Hospital NHS trust and St Georges Hospital, NHS trust in the United Kingdom. He had short term trainings in Endoscopic surgery in Durban, South Africa (2009), and also in Advanced Reproductive Technology at the Center for Reproductive Medicine, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom (2011).

He has facilitated many workshops and is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate Medical Education. He is involved in research and has scientific publications in reputable journals. Dr Ogunbode is a member of the society of Gynaecologist and Obstetrician of Nigeria (SOGON). He has served in various capacities in the Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, UCH Ibadan branch, Oyo State Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) of Nigeria.


Olubukola A. Olaleye
Assistant Coordinator (Health & You)

She is passionate, diligent and focused physiotherapy teacher, researcher and clinician. She has  over 15 years experience cut across different units Physiotherapy practice in 2 tertiary healthcare centres in Nigeria both as a clinician and a clinical instructor to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as physiotherapy interns. She worked in the orthopaedic unit of the Physiotherapy department, University College Hospital, Ibadan where she  successfully managed over 1,000 cases of musculoskeletal disorders, degenerative joint diseases as well other orthopeadic-related conditions. She  was the Head of the Orthopeadic unit of the Physiotherapy Department, UCH between 2008 and 2012. Her primary area of interest is Physiotherapy in the management of Neurological disorders. Her interest in this specialty led her to pursue postgraduate studies in this specialty which culminated in the award of a Ph.D degree in Neurological Physiotherapy. She has a track record of being a conscientious, empathetic and thorough clinician. Presently, she is a member of the Faculty of Clinical  Sciences, University of Ibadan where she teaches in the Department of Physiotherapy.

Ubah, Joy Ndidi
Correspondent (Operation Feed Africa)

UBAH JOY NDIDI is Ph.D student in Agonomy (Soil Microbiology) from the University of Ibadan. She is also a M.Sc. holder in Agronomy (Soil Microbiology) and as well got her Bachelor Degree in Agric (Soil Science & Environment) from Imo State University, Owerri. Ubah Joy Ndidi is a Member of Professional Bodies such as Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and International Biochar Initiative (IBI).

Elugbaju, Ayodele Emmanuel
Correspondent (Health & You)

ELUGBAJU, AYODELE EMMANUEL is Clinician, Instructor, and a Physiotherapist. He has a Master Degree in Biochemical Education, university of Ibadan, Nigeria, a Bachelor Degree in Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. ELUGBAJU, AYODELE EMMANUEL has work experience as Clinical Instructor and Clinician at Physiotherapy Department, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. He was a Volunteer Physiotherapist at Initiatives for the Management of Arthritis (IMAT) Non-Governmental Organisation. He did his Clinical Affiliation at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria between May-June 2004; Internship at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital Osogbo, Nigeria from 2005 to 2006; worked at Federal Centre, Makurdi, BenueState as National Youth Service Corper; also worked at Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State from July, 2008 – December, 2009. ELUGBAJU, AYODELE EMMANUEL is also a member of Professional Bodies such as; Licensed Physiotherapist MRTB, Nigeria, Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria, International Association of the Study of Pain.

Peter Ogudoro
Coordinator (Innovation and Research Display)

Peter Ogudoro is a versatile, World-class Educationist, Professional Counsellor, and Communication, Innovation and Development Consultant who is currently researching into Africa's Development Problems in the United Kingdom (UK).

He trained both within and outside Nigeria, and is an alumnus of University of Calabar, where he did his undergraduate studies in Education, Guidance and Counselling and Political Science, ESUT Business School where he studied for a master's degree in Business Administration (with emphasis on Human Resources Management), and the Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics of the University of Reading, UK, where he studied for another master's degree (in Communication for Innovation and Development).

He also holds Professional certificates and Diplomas in Public Relations and Marketing as well as Presentation. He is winner of Business Education Examinations Council Distinguished Graduate Award, 2001, and Lagos State House of Assembly Education Role Model Award, 2004/2005. He is member, Board of Trustees of Nebo Foundation and President, Board of Jury, Social Enterprise Awards.

 He is The Coordinator of University of Reading (UK)  Nigeria Alumni, author of three books, and is Fellow, Strategic Finance and Administrative Institute, Member, Nigerian Institute of Management, Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Associate Member, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK), Member, Institute of Direct Marketing (UK), Member, Public Affairs Network (UK), Member, Chartered Institute of Public Relations (UK), and Member, Public Relations Society of America. He is the Porgramme Administrator of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations Accelerated Certification Programme which is focusing on helping graduates and experienced practitioners of the profession in Nigeria to upskill in order to become globally competitive and relevant. He has presided over Ogudoro Leadership Trainers and Management Consultants as Chief Executive Officer since 1994 and is Nigeria’s leading trainer in Public Relations and Development Practice. His focus for over two decades has been on capacity building for individuals, groups, organizations, and governments as well as the design, installation and maintenance of systems that promote managerial excellence and corporate effectiveness. He is the Coordinator of the University of Reading (UK) Nigeria Alumni Association.

Dr. Amaechi Udefi
Coordinator (Culture and Tourism)

Amaechi Udefi is a Ph.d holder, a lecturer and a researcher. He is a graduate of the Premier University, University of Ibadan. He obtained his doctorate degree in philosophy from the University of Ibadan. His research interest covers the area of philosophy, indigenous knowledge, and cultural studies. Amaechi Udefi presently is a lecturer of philosophy at University of Ibadan

Upcoming CEOs - Correspondent

Chukwuemeka Boniface Enweronye was born on 2nd January, 1966, held from the family of Mr.  & Mrs. Ezekiel Enweronye of Amokwe Oduma, Ani Nri Local Government of Enugu State. He was brought up in an Igbo community with sound moral and Christian background. Emeka Enweronye did his Primary Education at the Community Primary School Amokwe Oduma. His Secondary education was at St. Vincent Secondary School Agbogugu in Awgu Local Government and Lourdes Training College Iwollo in Ezeagu Local Government all in Enugu State. He obtained his NCE from the Federal College of Education (Special) Oyo, former affiliate of University of Ibadan. Chukwuemeka Boniface Enweronye has so many years experience in the teaching field, before he went to University of Ilorin where he obtained B.A. Ed. (English).  He continued in the area of teaching after his B.A. E.d till 2004 when he established his personal business, Mekogees Unique Ventures. He has ventured into many business enterprises such as transportation, bakery, interior decoration and fishery. He is presently into sales and distribution of petroleum products.

Emeka Enweronye belongs to numerous reputable Associations and has served in various leadership positions of the association. He has also attended many workshops and conferences and has done a number of paper presentations.

Emeka Enweronye is happily married with five children.

Correspondent (Health & You)

OKEREKE EVELYN IHUOMA is graduate of University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. She has Bachelor degree in Medicine and also a Bachelor degree in Surgery. OKEREKE EVELYN IHUOMA is an associate member, Nigerian Institute of Management. She has Diploma in Computer Operations and also a Diploma in French Studies, Delfa1. She worked as an Administrative Staff for 2yrs with Tolu Medical Centre, Olodi Apapa Lagos. She did her Housemanship Training Post MBBS Degree Between 2007 and 2008. OKEREKE EVELYN IHUOMA presently works at University College Hospital (Private Suite).

Fawole Taiwo Ganiyu
Coordinator (Entrepreneurship Development Programme)

Fawole Taiwo Ganiyu is a dynamic and enthusiastic Engineer, an Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife graduate (Civil Engineering) with a touch of University of Ibadan Masters degree in Water and soil Construction. He was in the works and Services Department of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, and later became a Lecturer in Civil Engineering of the same Institution. He is a mentor to many young Entrepreneurs and a role model which he displayed while he was 3 years Head of Department of Civil Engineering of the Eruwa Campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he established an Entrepreneurial centre for Students of the department tagged; “Civil Engineering Experimental Site”. He had undergone many trainings in Development science (Youth Employment and Social Support operation: Social Safety Net-World Bank, Training and sensitization workshop on 2012 CCT Intervention, National consultative Forum on the post 2015 Development Framework, Workshop on  inventory and Baseline data collection among others). At present, He is part time Provost of Phlore Learning Annexe, Nigeria (PLAN), an Entrepreneurial College dedicated to the promotion of Entrepreneurial skills for young People and Women. He runs a Non Governmental Organization (GODLY TEENS INTERNATIONAL), targeting teenagers. Trained as a Transformation Coach in Youth At Risk, U.K . A member of Nigerian Society of Engineers and COREN. Engr. Fawole is a motivational speaker and writer with research work on effect of palm kernel shell on the compressive and tensile strength of laterized concrete