…our directors’ profile

Policy and decision making within the company flow from the Board of Directors to the management, down to the members of staff through their respective unit heads. The Board of Directors is the think tank of the Company; responsible for formulating policies and making decisions for the growth of the Company. These are made up of experienced individuals who are making positive impacts in their chosen fields. They include:

DEACON TUNJI OLUGBODI   – CHAIRMAN

Deacon Tunji Olugbodi is an accomplice professional in the brand and advertising industry.

            As a man of many parts, Deacon Olugbodi serves as the Executive Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Verdant Zeal Group, Africa’s emerging multinational marketing communications group headquartered in Lagos with two international branches in Ghana and The Gambia.

His illustrious career, spanning three decades in journalism, advertising, and enterprise development, has seen him pass through the walls of the Guardian Newspapers, SAAL Advertising, Promoserve-Grey and Prima Garnet before setting up Verdant Zeal in 2007.

            A prolific and eloquent speaker, Deacon Olugbodi is well-versed and he speaks at a number of gatherings, ranging from business to Social Change, Youth Empowerment, religion,  entrepreneurship, leadership, Strategic Networking, purpose discovery, nation building, etc

REV. SAMSON O. AYOKUNLE, PhD

Rev S.O.A Ayokunle is the 7th President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, the largest Christian ecumenical body in Africa. He is a man of the Spirit, a trained Pastor, an astute counselor and a versatile administrator. He is also the 6th  Nigerian General Secretary (now President/CEO)  of the Nigerian Baptist Convention which has over 10,000 Baptist Churches in Nigeria alone, with 35 Baptist Conferences and mission work in ten other African nations and many missionaries both in Africa and the United Kingdom. He had over ten years of experience in the public service before he was called into the ministry.

The Convention he serves is the second largest Baptist Convention in the Baptist World Alliance. Dr. Ayokunle is a dynamic and inspirational Pastor, Evangelist and Prophet of God, called this end-time by God’s mighty anointing to lead the Church to move forward, breaking New Frontiers.

Dr. Ayokunle is a leading authority in Liturgical Studies where he bagged his Doctor of Philosophy in Theology from the University of Liverpool, England. He is a man of the Spirit, a trained counsellor and administrator. By virtue of his position, Rev. Ayokunle also doubles as the Proprietor of Baptist Press Nigeria Limited.

 

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DEACON JOSEPH ABIODUN OLOYEDE

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria since 1992 and currently a fellow of the Institute. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and Nigeria Institute of Management. Besides his core professional training and certifications, he attended Strategy Trainings in Manpower Planning and Personnel Development, Panning and Management Processes and in Dynamic Cost Management.

 

REV. ADELOKOJI IJAOLA, PhD

Rev. Dr Adelokoji Ijaola is the Publications Director of the Nigerian Baptist Convention. He was before his appointment, the Minister-in-charge of New Jerusalem City Baptist Church, Ikeja, Lagos. He has served in different capacities as Marketing Manager of International Telecommunications Company Limited; Marketing Executive at Lenoil Petroleum and Petrochemical Company Ltd, Lagos, etc

He attended The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso Nigeria, for his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Theology degree, the University of Lagos, and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he got his MBA in Business Administration and Management, and his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Chemical Engineering degrees respectively. He has passion for excellence and commissioned to raise leaders in all areas of life. As a Director of Baptist Press Nigeria Limited, he believes nothing is impossible and unachievable.