MR. FOLABI FOLAYAN - PRESIDENT
Afolabi Folayan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Zoology from the University of Ibadan. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Stockbroker. He is a Senior finance executive with over 18 years of experience covering Audit, Financial Analysis, Corporate Finance, Securities Trading, Lending, Treasury, Operations and Business Support responsibilities in blue chip multinational and Nigerian companies.
He currently serves as the Managing Director of Securities Africa Financial Limited, a securities trading firm. He previously worked as Executive Director with WSTC Financial Services Limited, as a Senior Financial Analyst with Procter & Gamble Nigeria Limited and as an auditor with the professional accounting firm of HLB Z.O. Ososanya & Co.
MR. DIPO DOSUNMU – VICE PRESIDENT
Mr. Dosumu Sunday Oladipupo completed his primary school education at the Emmanuel Anglican Primary School Isonyin-Ijebu and had the post-primary education at Isonyin Grammar School, Isonyin-Ijebu, where he emerged the best graduating student. While in secondary school, he got an award for the first position in English Language paper in the Ogun State Promotion Examination conducted by the Ogun State Ministry of Education. He subsequently received an award for the first position in the youth category of the Children and Youth Day Celebrations Essay Competition at the national level.
He proceeded to the University of Lagos where he earned a first degree in Accounting. He subsequently bagged a post-graduate MBA degree from the same university.
He has over 18 years’ professional experience with reputable international banks and have performed different roles in Finance and Internal Control departments.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
He is avid reader and a public affairs commentator. He is currently the financial secretary of The Christian Companions society of his church, and was previously the chaplain and the treasurer of the same society. He was a former general secretary and president of The Pioneers society of Isonyin-Ijebu. He is happily married with children.
MR. AKIN AROGUNDADE – GENERAL SECRETARY
Mr. Akin Arogundade currently leads the Business Development and Strategy Unit of Realty Point Limited. Since joining the company in 2014, he has been responsible for many facets of the company’s activities including building sustainable local and global partnerships and developing overall clientele base, to improve the overall performance of RPL’s top-line and bottom-line levels.
As an astute business analyst, he is primarily responsible for sourcing capital for RPL’s real estate projects, corporate branding and product development, investment analysis, project feasibility and viability appraisals, market research, business development, corporate liaison and advisory services.
Prior to joining RPL, he worked as a Senior Executive Real Estate Analyst with Pison Housing Company, a real estate financial and development advisory firm for about 5 years where he led the Residential Real Estate Practice of the firm and also doubled as the Business Development Manager.
Akin holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Lagos, in Estate Management and is also a member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. He has attended and facilitated several local and international real estate and housing finance trainings, workshops and conferences particularly in Brazil, Kenya and Ghana. He is currently a M.Sc. candidate of Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK specializing in Real Estate Investment and Finance and also a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) candidate at the University of Lagos.
MR. DEBO ADEGBENRO - TREASURER
Adegbenro Adebowale Joshua, holds a Bachelor of Sociology degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. He has worked for about 8 years in the Financial and Real Estate Sectors of the economy. Over the years, he has been exposed to emerging and leading edge technologies in these sectors. He has attended several training programmes on Leadership, Finance and Operations Management, Business Strategy, Creativity, Innovation and Change, Work Place Etiquette, International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) etc.
He is also the Lead resource person on Audit and Assurance, Advanced Audit and Assurance, and Ethics in two ICAN accredited tuition houses, where his students have recorded remarkable successes.
He obtained a state commendation during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for his laudable contributions in the very rural area where he had his primary assignment in 2005. He is an Associate member of the distinguished Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Debo is in high demand as a teacher of repute, within and around churches as well as in seminars and workshops in Nigeria. This young man is a visionary and very passionate about impacting knowledge.
His hobbies and interests include teaching, solving problems, taking up new challenges, leaving people better after their very first contact, getting new and updated information on relevant matters within his sphere of influence. His philosophy of life is “Life is neither simple nor difficult, but it responds to the wise and diligent, while it reacts to the foolish and slothful”.
Debo is very married to Olubunmi Modupe Adegbenro (BM), and the union is currently blessed with two great God Kingdom reconcilers and financiers.
BARR. OMAME ARONKE – LEGAL ADVISER
A 1978 Law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, called to the Supreme Court of Nigeria as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1979, Mrs Omame has been actively in law practice since then.
After a robust and vibrant life in practice here in Nigeria, she left to live shortly in the United Kingdom, where she sat the qualifying examinations for admission into the Law Society of England and Wales in 2003.
Her experience in the real sector spans both the Nigerian as well as United Kingdom practice. She served as a Special Assistant to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, from 2003 - 2007 on Housing and Urban Development.
Currently she sits on the Boards of Grange Education Limited and Footwear Marketing and Distribution Pls (FAMAD formerly BATA) since 2013.
A consummate writer, via storytelling method, she is blessed with 2 adult daughters.
ENGR. WASIU OLATUNJI ABIOSE – FINANCIAL SECRETARY
Engr. Wasiu Abiose holds a of Engineering in Mechanical from University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State. He is also a Registered Engineer with various bodies such as COREN, NSE, Fellow, Institute of Disaster Management & Safety Science, SIEMENS Power Academy, Germany. Lagos Business Law School Leadership and many more.
He started his career as a Mechanical Foreman in Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria Ltd. After then, he worked as Mechanical Supervisor & Gas Turbine Engineer at RUSAL-ALSCON. He is currently the DGM, Chief Operating Officer of Niger-Delta Power Holding(NDPHC). He is happily married to Mrs. Abiose Haneefat Olajumoke.