SCCF Board of Directors
Judge Bola Ajibola SAN,CFR
Bolasodun Adesumbo “Bola” Ajibola, KBE (born March 22, 1934) was an Attorney General and the Minister of Justice of Nigeria from 1985 to 1991 and a Judge of the International Court of Justice from 1991 to 1994. He was president of the Nigerian Bar Association from 1984–85. He was also one of five commissioners on the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission, organized through the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
Born on March 22, 1934 in Owu, near Abeokuta, Nigeria, to the Owu royal family of Oba Abdul-Salam Ajibola Gbadela II, who was the traditional ruler of Owu between 1949 and 1972, Ajibola attended Owu Baptist Day School and Baptist Boys’ High School both in Abeokuta between 1942 and 1955. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) at the Holborn College of Law, University of London between 1959 and 1962 and was called to the English Bar at the Lincoln’s Inn in 1962. He returned to Nigeria to practise the Law, specialising in Commercial Law and International Arbitration.
He was the chairman of the panel set up by the Plateau State government to probe the 2008 Jos riots. He established crescent university in 2005 in Nigeria which is an Islamic and co-educational institution.
AARE JIDE TAIWO
Jide Taiwo hails from Isaga Orile in Abeokuta. He is a descendant of the Adeyemi Royal Family through his maternal lineage. The Adeyemi Royal Family are from the Olojunimu compound of Isado in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.
He is the Executive Director of Senior Citizens Care Foundation (SCCF). This organisation was founded in 2004. SCCF solely cares for elderly people battling with various health challenges in Nigeria. SCCF provides free screening which includes (eye and other general screening), free drugs and glasses to thousands in rural areas across several states of Nigeria. Some respected Nigerians have also been inducted through the foundation initiative as Ambassador for Rights and Care of Elderly in Nigeria, which includes presentation of Senior Citizenship certificate. Jide is also the Senior Speical Adviser on Strategic Alliances to Global Hepatitis Eradication, Nigeria Commission.
He obtained his work experience from the Insurance and Banking industry, before he resigned in 2009 to move on to greener pastures by setting up his own businesses known as Ocean and Cargo Limited and Jide Taiwo International Services LTD. Jide believe in living a selfless life in a world and time where people focus on themselves.
His Philosophy is that “we can always share with others, no matter how big or small”. He received a Chieftaincy title as the Are-Ago of Ishaga Orile. Alake of Egbaland also honoured him with a Chieftaincy as Aare Bagbaje of Egbaland.
Jide’s exceptional contribution towards the society has reflected through his limitless achievements. He is a Peace Ambassador to United Nation /IIFWP (2009), an associate member of International Federation on Ageing (2008) in Canada and a consultant to RECEWAPEC Cameroon(2007).
He has received several recognitions and awards both in Nigeria and Internationally for his contribution towards improving the care of Elderly in Nigeria.
His hobbies include Golf and other sports. He is a active member of Lagos Country Club and
Abeokuta Golf Club.
PROFESSOR ADETOUN OGUNSEYE
While there are considerable debate about Nigeria’s first male professor, Adetowun Felicia Ogunseye achieved the feat of becoming the first female professor .She achieved this landmark in Library Science in 1973. The duo of Alele -Williams and Bolanle Awe joined her in 1976.
Felicia Adetowun Omolara Ogunsheye née Banjo was born on 5 December 1926 . She was a professor of library and information science at the University of Ibadan.She bagged her diploma, becoming the first woman to graduate from the school. She attended University College Ibadan, then went on to Newnham College, Cambridge University, UK, to study Geography on scholarship, earning BA and MA degrees in 1952 and 1956, respectively.
Prof. Ogunseye comes from a family of pioneers. Her younger brother, Brigadier Victor Adebukunola Banjo, was the first Director of the Nigeria Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.He led Biafra’s 101 Division that operated in Benin.
Another Of her sibling,Dr. Ademola Banjo, became first Nigerian PhD holder in Metallurgical Engineering in 1954. Prof. Adesegun Banjo is first Nigerian to bag a doctorate in Ultra Structure and Electro Microscopy. Another member of the family who is one of Victor Banjo’s children, Olayinka Omigbodun, is also a professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
MR. TONY AWE
Tony Awe, a native of Aramoko Ekiti, in Ekiti State. He holds degrees in Accounting, Development Economics, International Law and Diplomacy and Management all at Masters level. He’s a member of Nigeian Institute of Management, Institute of Directors and Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
A member of Lagos country since 1992. He’s also the Secretary-General of the club between 2009 to 2012. A member of rotary international club since 1985. He’s the President of Rotary Club of Akowonjo, District 9110, Lagos between 2007 and 2008. He has varied working experience that cut across a world Bank Agricultural development project, management consulting, financial institutions, pharmaceutical industry, Media( Newswatch Magazine) oil service.
He’s currently Head of Marketing and Advertising, Bi- Courtney Aviation Services Ltd, operator of MMA2 terminal, ikeja. He’s a Trustee of Tola Adeniyi Foundation, Director senior citizens care foundation, Adviser Children living with cancer foundation,. His hobbies include football, Nature, tourism and social service.
DR MIKE OMOTOSHO
Omotosho set up the Mike Omotosho Foundation to alleviate poverty and empower the youths through training and community development programmes. The Foundation has trained over 200 rural community members on vocational skills and provided N10 million micro credit scheme to empower 300 women to start small businesses. 500 youths from different Local governments in Kwara State were also trained on employability skills, 150 indigent students from primary and secondary schools are also on scholarship scheme from the Foundation. In August 2014 the Foundation carried out medical mission in 12 communities in four Local governments within Kwara State to provide free diagnosis, expert medical advice, and distribute free drugs, wheel chairs, and free mosquitoes nets. Over 5,000 community members benefited from the programme.
The foundation also put up a programme that reached 8,000 people in 2017
HRM OBA ENITAN ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, is a Nigerian monarch. He is the 51st and current traditional ruler, or Ooni, of the Yoruba kingdom of Ile-Ife. He was proclaimed as Ooni in 2015, holding the regnal name Ojaja II succeeding the deceased Oba Okunade Sijuwade.
SIR KESINGTON ADEBUKONAL ADEBUTU
Sir Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu CON, KJW, FISM born to the late Alhaji karimu Folarin Adebutu aka “Owo-Iya” and late Alhaja Seliat Olasimbo Adebutu of Iperu Remo, Ikenne LGA in Ogun State on the 24th of (Dctober, 1935. Sir Kesington attended The Wesley Primary School, Iperu Remo and Ijero Baptist School, Apapa Road, Ebute-Metta, Lagos Where he completed his primary education in 1950.