BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

ENIOLA OMORO. S. AKINTUNDE-
FOUNDER/CHAIRPERSON.

Eniola Omoro Akintunde earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Lagos. A self-reliant and proactive entrepreneur that has carved a niche for enterprise, creative and innovative business activities, she established Styles by Saennys and OKUTA OF IYEBIYE, an award-winning gemstone designs outfit founded in 2004.

Eniola designs handcrafted jewellery using well-polished and high grade precious and semi-precious gemstones sourced around the world. She is the first Nigerian designer to design a handmade Christmas tree with beads. A former instructor for Lagos State Ministry for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), she has trained thousands in bead designing and Basics on Gemstones Identification. Eniola has represented and showcased her brand in different local and international exhibitions/fairs.

Eniola is a social architect, an enterprising goal-getter with irresistible craving and passion for social responsibility. With these, she founded Niola Cancer Care Foundation (NCCF) in 2016, the First Non-Governmental organization in West Africa committed to creating unmatched awareness for Colorectal Cancer while advocating for Better Cancer Management and Control Patients Navigation & Palliative.

In 2017, Niola Cancer Care Foundation became a full member and Partner of the Global Colon Cancer Association (GCCA) headquartered in the USA for its immense Contributions towards ameliorating the rate of death caused by colorectal Cancers.

She presented an abstract titled “OVERCOMING CHALLENGES OF HOLISTIC CANCER CARE IN LOW RESOURCE SETTINGS” at the World Congress in Malaysia in 2018.

To commemorate 2019 World Cancer Day, NCCF Founder Eniola Akintunde’s story ” THE JEWEL AGAINST CANCER” was approved and posted on the World Cancer Day website. World Cancer Day is hosted by Union for Cancer Control (UICC) Geneva.  https://www.worldcancerday.org/fr/histoire/eniola-nigeria

Eniola is a member of Global Colon Cancer Association, (GCCA), Philadelphia, United States of America, Nigeria Cancer Society (NCS), National Association Small Scale Industry (NASSI), assistant secretary and member of Small and Medium Enterprise Think Tank (SMETT), she is the Social Secretary of her alma mater Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School Alumni – Old Girls Association (OLAOSA).

Eniola is currently an ambassador and member of the Celebrity Drug-Free Club of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Nigeria. She has won several awards and recognitions due to her impact on cancer care and society at large.

DR. AKINYELE OKEREMI

Yele Okeremi is the founding and incumbent Chief Executive Officer of Precise Financial Systems Ltd. A company he co-founded with a capital of less than $60 in 1994. He is an Adjunct Professor of Business Strategy at the Nobel International Business School Accra, Ghana.

Okeremi holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from the Swiss Business school, Zurich, Switzerland having previously obtained a Master of Applied Business Research from the same institution. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer Science (With Economics) from the Obafemi Awolowo University. He is an alumnus of the Wits Business School, Johannesburg South Africa and Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA where he completed the Owner President Management Program. He is also an alumnus of INSEAD Fontainebleau, France where he completed the International Directors Program and obtained the Certificate in Corporate Governance. Prior to PFS, he had a successful professional career at Inlaks Computers before he proceeded to Industrial Bank Limited (Merchant Bankers) as a Programmer/Analyst. He was the Chief Information Officer of Industrial Bank as at the time he left for Ventura Savings and Loans Limited as the Head, Systems and Logistics department. He held this position until 1994 when he co-founded PFS with Philip Ayeni, a Chartered Accountant.

As a leading icon in software development in Nigeria, Okeremi is a member of the Presidential Initiative for developing the software industry in Nigeria and has previously served on the board of the Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). He is a past President of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) having previously served as Second and First Vice President and Chairman Legal and Legislative Committee of the Institute.  As a technology startup advocate supporting the promotion and funding of indigenous entrepreneurs, twice, he served as the chairman of the Local Organizing Committee [LOC] for Demo Africa in 2014 and 2015. Demo Africa is an initiative of the United States Department of State and Lions Africa to promote innovation in the technology field globally and connecting startup companies with investors.  

Dr. Okeremi has a passion for the development of intellectual capital of the black race and continues to advocate his position that irrespective of the conditions of the black man, the black man is by no means inferior in intelligence to anyone else in the world.

DR. ADEDAPO OSINOWO

Dr Adedapo Olumide Osinowo is a graduate of the College of Medicine University of Lagos with a degree in Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He subsequently undertook a postgraduate programme in General Surgery and was awarded a Fellowship in General Surgery by the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN).

He was employed as a lecturer with the College of Medicine University of Lagos (CMUL) and an Honorary Consultant to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in 2009. He specializes in Endoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, and Colorectal surgery.

He received additional training in Endoscopy and Laparoscopic surgery at the renowned World Laparoscopic Hospital in India culminating in a Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS and D.MAS).

He also had additional training in advanced laparoscopic surgery at the prestigious IRCAD laparoscopic training center in Strasbourg France.

His main area of interest is in colorectal cancer and is passionate about colorectal cancer prevention. For this reason, he is one of the co-founders and Head of Medicals at Niola Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization involved with creating increased awareness on colorectal cancer and supporting indigent cancer patients.

He is currently involved in research with the pathologist on the Immunohistochemistry of Colorectal cancer with a study of Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Gene.

BARR. AMINAT IDRISU

TAIWO MARYJANE