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Honourable Justice J.O.   Ogebe Rtd

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Elder A.T. Njayo JP

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Archbishop Maxwell S.C.
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Major General Godwin
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Most Rev. Felix Alaba
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Overseer Solomon O.
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Mr. Jon B. Majiyagbe
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  OLUBUNM BANWO

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Mrs. Anna Asachaya-1st Vice President

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  1st Vice President

Barr. Osawaru Ogbebor- 2nd Vice president

 BARR. OSAWARU
  JOSEPH OGBEBOR

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Mr. Bolaji Adisa-Honorary Treasurer

 MR. ADISA
  OLUTUNDE BOLAJI,
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 SAMUEL ADESOLA
  SANUSI

  General Secretary,
  CEO

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  OLUWASEYI A.

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SAMUEL ADESOLA SANUSI
General Secretary/CEO

Samuel Adesola Sanusi is the 9th indigenous General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of The Bible Society of Nigeria, a position he assumed on July 1, 2021. He joined The Bible Society of Nigeria in December 2010 as Church and Public Relations Manager. He later got promoted to the position of Senior Manager Operations and Programmes and later as Senior Manager Church and Public Relations.... He started his career as an Insurance Agent with The African Alliance Insurance Company PLC in the year 1998. This was after he has taught in private schools for over five years. He has over ten years’ experience in the capital market segment of the Nigerian financial industry having worked with Cashcraft Asset Management Limited and later delved into private business still in the capital market before joining The Bible Society of Nigeria in December of 2010. Samuel is a multi-disciplinary professional. He has his first degree in Mass Communication from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. He is a professional Public Relations Practitioner and a member of several professional bodies such as Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Institute of Capital Market Registrar, Advertising Practitioner Council of Nigeria, Institute of Corporate Affairs Management, etc and holds an MBA in Advertising and Public Relations from the prestigious ESUT Business School, Enugu, Nigeria. Samuel is a child of God who got born again on the 1st day of June 1992 during a youth rally and he has since remained a Christian by the grace of God. He is happily married, and the marriage is blessed with God honouring children.

YEMI OLAYIWOLA
Assistant General Secretary, Distribution and Programmes

Yemi Olayiwola is serving as the Assistant General Secretary, Distribution and Programmes. He joined the Bible Society of Nigeria as a Research Officer on the 1st of March 2011, then rose through the ranks to become Deputy Manager, Research & Operation from January – August 2014. He was promoted to be the Manager, Human Resource in 2014, and then rose to become a substantive Human Resource Manager in March 2016. ... In April 2018, Yemi Olayiwola became the Senior Manager, Distribution and Programmes, a position he occupied before he got promoted to the post of Assistant General Secretary, Distribution and Programmes. Before joining the Bible Society of Nigeria in 2011, Yemi Olayiwola worked with Progress Seafoods Nigeria Ltd., Lagos as the Account/Marketing Executive; Federal Medical Center, Abeokuta, Ogun State as Admin Executive, Ogun State Local Government Service Commission (Abeokuta South Local Government), as Admin Executive and later, the Head of Internal Revenue; Odu’a Investment (Odu’s Telecoms subsidiary), and Odu’a Telecommunications (O’NET) Ltd. from December 2004 to February 2011 and served in different capacities, as Marketing Executive, Customers Service Executive, Head of Customer Service, (Ogun Region) before moving to the national headquarters at Ibadan in 2009. Yemi Olayiwola is a licensed HR practitioner, and holds Master’s degree in Managerial Psychology (MMP), PGD in Human Resource Management, with background in Business Administration. He is an Alumnus of the Federal Polytechinc Ilaro, Ogun State and the University of Ibadan (UI). Yemi Olayiwola is a member of some Professional Institutes including National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (ANIMN), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (ACIPM) and Nigerian Institute. of Management (MNIM) among others.

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OLUGBENGA OLUDAISI
Assistant General Secretary, Publishing

Olugbenga Oludaisi serves as the Assistant General Secretary, Publishing in The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN). Before assuming this position in July 2021, he was the organisation’s Senior Manager, Publishing between August 2018 and June 2021. He had earlier served as the Society’s IT Manager for about nine years. Olugbenga Oludaisi is a versatile administrator and IT expert with almost two decades of experience in information technology, project management, publishing, and general management.... Before joining the BSN, he had worked as an Information Systems Engineer with Information Connectivity Solution Limited, Soft Solutions Limited, Micronet Systems Limited, and with Neo Technologies Lagos as a Network Engineer/Projects Supervisor. Oludaisi holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialty in International Business Management from the Lagos State University and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Electronics Engineering from The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA), and a member of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (MCPN), and the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM). Olugbenga is an ordained Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

OLUYEMISI AYOKA OLUWAGBEMI
Senior Manager Finance

Oluyemisi Oluwagbemi serves as the Senior Manager Finance. She is a Chartered accountant over a decade post qualification. Prior to joining The Bible Society of Nigeria as an Account Officer, she was an Account Officer with Banex Group of Company Isolo after working in North South Bank Lagos for two years as a Junior Banking Officer. She holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Ogun State and Master’s in Business Administration from Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State.... She is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. She is an ordained minister and women leader in the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

TOLU ADEDAYO
Human Resources Manager

Tolu Adedayo serves as the Human Resource Manager of the Bible Society of Nigeria leading a team of professionals serving the organization in all aspects of Human Resources and Administration. Prior to joining the Bible Society of Nigeria as Human Resource Manager in May 2021, he was the Group Head, Human Capital Consulting and Learning at Michael Stevens Consulting after working in other leading HR Consulting firms in Nigeria. He is a dynamic HR professional with over 15 years’ experience in the Human Resource Management, Consulting and Talent management field. ... He was also the pioneer Country HR Manager for Advans LaFayette Microfinance Bank, a multinational MFB with international operations in Nine (9) countries and head office in Paris, France. Sequel to that he worked as Regional Human Resource Manager in Intercontinental Bank Plc now, Access Bank Plc and British American Tobacco Nigeria as a pioneer Manufacturing Executive. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lagos State University and Masters in Managerial Psychology from the University of Ibadan. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Tolu Adedayo is a Christian, an ordained deacon, worship leader and an alumnus of the Daystar Leadership Academy, Lagos.

GLORIA NNEKA ARINZE-NZE
Personal Assistant To GS/CEO

Gloria Nneka Arinze-Nze is the Personal Assistant to the General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer. She joined the Bible Society of Nigeria as the Translation/Project Coordinator/Confidential Secretary. She later became the Area Liaison Officer before the current position of Personal Assistant to the General Secretary/CEO. She was Secretary to the 400 Years King James Bible Celebration Organizing Committee in 2011. ...The event was celebrated in Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone. She was the Secretary to the Organizing/Planning Committee of Anglosec/Francophone General Secretaries/CEOs Meeting of the United Bible Societies held in 2012 in Abuja. She was the Secretary to the Organizing/ Planning Committee of the 50th Year Anniversary of the Bible Society of Nigeria held in 2016 held in Abuja, Enugu and Lagos. She was the Secretary to the Organizing/Planning Committee of the West African General Secretaries/CEOs meeting of the United Bible Societies held in 2019 in Ibadan. Before joining the Bible Society of Nigeria, she worked with Zenina Limited an indigenous printing ink and paint manufacturing firm as Secretary to the Managing Director and Tiger Shipping Co. Limited involved in shipping and sea freight services as the Secretary to the Managing Director and Executive Director Gloria Nneka Arinze-Nze is a Christian, a Bilingual Secretary from Yaba College of Technology. She is a Member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Professional Member of Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management.

JACOB AMEH SUNDAY
GM, Bible Guest House Research and Development Center

Jacob Ameh Sunday is the General Manager Bible Guest House Research and Development Center. Prior to joining the Bible Guest House Research and Development Center, he worked as the General Manager, AES Luxury Apartment and Suites Abuja, Axari Hotel and Suites Calabar, Sheer Luxury Apartments and Suites Abuja and Admin/HR officer of Chida international Hotels Abuja. Jacob Ameh Sunday is a dynamic hospitality professional with over 15 years’ experience in the hotel management, consulting, and pre-opening of hospitality facility. ...He holds a Higher National Diploma from The Federal polytechnic Bida and Master’s in Business Administration from Nasarawa State University Keffi. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and a Member Nigerian Institute of Management. Jacob Ameh Sunday is a devoted Christian with Living Faith Church.

GRACE CHINONSO BENJAMIN
Production and Programmes Manager

Grace joined Bible Society of Nigeria as a Secretary in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become the Production and Programmes Manager. She is a self-motivated, and result-oriented business administrator with over 15 years’ experience in office management, production management and project management. Before joining Bible Society of Nigeria, she worked with Gretina Advertising Limited as the head of the telecom’s unit of the company. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Lagos and Master’s in Business Administration (management specialization) from ...the same University. She is an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Grace Benjamin is a Christian and a member of the Covenant Nation. She is married with two children.

LUCKY OGWU
Manager, Church & Public Relations

Lucky Ogwu is the Manager, Church & Public Relations of The Bible Society of Nigeria. Before joining The Bible Society of Nigeria, he worked with Beyond Jordan Limited, an affiliate to Starcomms Communications and rose from being a Corporate Marketing Executive to the Head, Business & Operations, where he managed major accounts such as First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Amni Petroleum International, Rain Oil Limited, the then FinBank Plc before its merger in 2012 among other choice accounts and partners. Lucky is an experienced Fundraiser, Marketer, Relationship Manager, and a fine Communicator with over 14 years work experience. ... Lucky also had a stint with the media having freelanced for ThisDay Newspaper as a reporter for a brief period and was to later work with EOM Communications as a Media Marketing Executive. He is passionate about communications and was to make a major impact in the Advertising Department of New Nigerian Newspaper during his NYSC when he proofread their adverts, initiated advert projects that yielded good in income, and wrote great copies which earned him commendations from the Management and an employment offer to be retained. He however, promptly turned down the offer for not wanting to start his career life in the North. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Second Class Upper Division) in Mass Communication from Delta State University and an MSc in Mass Communication from University of Lagos with bias to Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD). He has attended trainings in some African countries like South Africa, Kenya, and Ethiopia, and back home, with Leadership Academy Consults. Lucky is a song composer and enjoys singing gospel songs.

TEMITOPE OJELEYE
Manager, Audit

Temitope Ojeleye currently occupies the position of Manager, Audit. She was employed as Audit Assistant in the Bible Society of Nigeria in 2008 and rose to the position of Audit Officer before her current role. She started her professional career with Doyin Group of Companies and has 13 years’ experience in Internal Audit. Temitope holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (formerly Ondo State Polytechnic) and Master’s in Business Administration (specialization in financial management) from Lagos State University. ...She is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. She is also a member of Institute of Internal Auditors. She is a practicing Christian and married with children.