Working together with the Board of Trustees, the management team at NNNGO is responsible for all aspects of the Network’s work. Our management team consists of our Executive Director, our Director of Administration and Finance, the leaders of our programmatic work (generally called Directors or Programme Managers).
Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi
Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi serves as Executive Director (ED) of the Nigeria Network of NGOs and as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees. As ED, Oyebisi is responsible for the Network’s operations and employees, and directly manages the management team. Before joining the Network as its ED in 2012, Oyebisi worked at UNICEF in New York, as the Global Coordinator for the UNICEF Rural Voices of Youth project where he provided linkages between rural youths and UNICEF’s programme in 40 countries. Oyebisi founded the UNICEF Rural Voices of Youth initiative. He started his career as a development practitioner in 2004 as a volunteer with the Nigeria Network of NGOs rising to become the Coordinator, Membership, Advocacy and Campaigns before moving to join UNICEF, New York in 2008. He currently serves on the Board of Civicus, Society for Social Protection in Nigeria and is a Member of the Nigeria Economic Summit Central Organising Committee.
Ademola Ajayi is the Director of Administration and Finance of the Nigeria Network of NGOs. Ademola joined the Network in 2013 and has played the role in managing the growth of the Network between then and now. He has had a career in finance and administration in various non-profits. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Lagos.
Odion Timothy is the Membership Coordinator at the Nigeria Network of NGOs and presently oversees the Network’s over 2000 members. Odion brings to NNNGO his accounting and auditing experience having worked for over 11 years in the forex and audit services sector. Timothy also has an internal audit function as part of his work at NNNGO. He has a National Diploma in Accountancy for Rufus Giwa Polytechnic.
As an Administrative Assistant, Adetola Nofisat brings to this role her strength in finance from a degree obtain in that field from the University of Lagos and her 4 years’ private sector experience working in this capacity. She supports the Director of Finance and Administration.
Olukunle Idowu brings a unique background in strategic communications to promoting the work of the Nigeria Network of NGOs as Communication Director. Olukunle served as press secretary Chief Isiaka Adeleke (former governor of the State of Osun) and as media consultant on numerous presidential, senatorial and governorship campaigns. Since 1994 he has worked with the Network. Previously, Olukunle spent a significant portion of his career with the Daily Times of Nigeria and New Nigeria Newspapers and as a social and political analyst; He is a proud alumni of the University of Kenya where he graduated in 1977.
Olaife Ilori is a Mass Communication graduate from the Polytechnic Ibadan. Olaife brings to the Network her experience in journalism, social media strategy development and implementation including broadcast journalism from her internship at the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Channel 10. Olaife works as Communications Officer at the Network. She holds a Higher National Diploma.