Board of Trustees

Rotimi Idowu - LL.B, BL, LL.M (Chairman)

Rotimi is the Convener and Chairman Board of Trustees. 


He is a lawyer of distinction and a scholar par excellence. He is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He graduated in 1997 as the overall best graduating student from the Faculty of Law and won nine (9) prizes for academic excellence during the school’s convocation ceremony. He went to the Nigerian Law School in 1998, where he bagged a second class upper degree. 


He started his career as a legal officer with Leadway Assurance Company Limited in 1999. From Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Rotimi worked in the legal departments of several banks including FBN (Merchant bankers) Limited, Platinum Bank, Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank) and Ecobank. 


In 2004, Rotimi won the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship for postgraduate studies in law at the University College, London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, from 2004 to 2005. After completing his LL.M program, Rotimi worked briefly at Tayo Arowojolu Solicitors at Tottenham, London, before returning to Nigeria to continue his illustrious career as an in-house legal counsel. 


In 2008, Rotimi moved to Chevron Nigeria Limited (“CNL”) as an in-house counsel and has been there till date. In his current role, Rotimi has successfully led several crucial business negotiations from commencement to completion and has won several awards for both individual and team efforts towards the attainment of set goals.


 

Rotimi is passionate about youth development and has mentored several young professional in different capacities

Tokunbo Oguine - LL.B, BL, LL.M (Trustee)

Tokunbo is one of the a Trustees of IGN. 


She is an accomplished lawyer whose background and professional experience speak volumes of her commitment to excellence. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from Lagos State University (LASU) in 1994, and a Masters in International Law from University of Cambridge in 1998. 


Tokunbo completed her Bachelors degree as the overall best graduating student from the Faculty of Law in LASU and won four (4) prizes for academic excellence during the school’s convocation ceremony, including the Faculty Prize for the Best Student in the Faculty of Law. She attended the Nigerian Law School in 1995, and also finished as the best student of the year and won seven (7) prizes including the Sir Darnley Alexander Scholarship for best performance at the bar finals, 1st and 2nd Prizes for the best performance at the bar finals, Bola Ajibola Prize in Civil Procedure and Dr. Mudiaga Odje Prize in Civil & Criminal Procedure. Tokunbo proceeded for her Masters on a British Chevening Scholarship to the United Kingdom. During her Masters degree program, she won the Clive Parry (Overseas) Prize in International Law and was offered a 36-month full scholarship by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT) to undertake Ph.D Research for 1998 to 2000. 


Tokunbo started her career as a Management Trainee with Messrs Arthur Andersen in 1996. From there, she proceeded to Linkserve Limited as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser and Acting Corporate Affairs, HR & Operations Manager. Tokunbo left Linkserve Limited to work in mobile telephony with Econet Nigeria Limited (now Airtel Nigeria) as Contracts Manger. At Airtel, Tokunbo won the Group Award for Excellence for Outstanding Performance for 2005/2006. In 2007, Tokunbo joined Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) as Nigerian Content Advisor. She moved to CNL’s Legal Department as an Attorney in 2013 and has been there to date.


Tokunbo has a soft spot for youths and welcomes every opportunity to impact them positively. 

Hammed Shittu - BSc, MSc (Trustee)

Hammed is one of the trustees of IGN.


He is a Reservoir Engineer of excellence with resounding academic history. He attended Mafoluku Grammar School for his secondary school education, where he finished as the best student in the S.S.C.E. in Lagos State in 1995. 


Prior to that, he was the best student overall at the 1994 edition of the annual Junior Engineers, Technicians & Scientists (J.E.T.S.) competition, held for all science-based students of secondary schools in Nigeria. He equally won the award of the best student in Chemistry in Lagos State at the Stephen Awokoya memorial competition in 1994. He later proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, where he graduated with a first class in Chemical Engineering in 2003. While at the university, he dedicated major part of his time to training fellow students on various academic subjects. He was the Coordinator of “Exploit Makers,” a non-profit organization aimed mainly at helping students achieve academic excellence. He has addressed various academic seminars right from his undergraduate days, as well as many career guidance/counseling sessions for young people.



Hammed worked briefly in the Recruitment Consulting Services of Phillips Consulting while awaiting Youth Service in 2003. He also had some experience in Process Design at Delta Afrik Nig Ltd, before joining Chevron Nigeria Ltd in 2005 as Petroleum Engineer. He took a study leave to obtain a Masters in Petroleum Engineering at Imperial College London in 2006/2007.



He has since continued to work in increasing capacity as a Reservoir Engineer with experience on both oil and gas development, and is one of the most sought-after engineers in his class. He has received various commendations and awards in the company.



Hammed has great passion for young people and he has provided guidance to many, helping them on their journey to self-discovery.

Management Team

Mathew Olasupo

Mathew Olasupo is the Chief Operating Officer of IGN. 


He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). While in the University, Mathew led several youth development initiatives and served as the pioneering presidents of the students chapters of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) and Engineers Without Borders FUTA Chapter. 


He also served as the President of the Assosciation of Mechanical and Production Engineering Students (AMPES FUTA). His tenures were marked with many first initiatives and successes including challenges that has helped him to become a better leader in life. 


His contribution and academic excellence earned him recognition and awards.  


As an undergraduate, Mathew travelled accross Nigeria and beyond either as a participants in trainings, delegates in conferences or as a facilitator of some sorts. 

In 2012, he led 50 undergraduates from 8 departments for an energy conference and excursion to Accra Ghana from Nigeria. In 2014, he became a fellow of the Social Leadership Academy and co-lead of Team Blue where in interacted with thought leaders selected from USA, Canada, Nigeria, Cameroon etc 


During his service year, Mathew was nominated as the Public Relations Officer of the NYSC MDGs Ilorin community development group where he communicated clearly the ideals of the MDGs goals in schools, market places and among corps members. He spoke to hundreds of students about academic excellence and to teachers on how to improve personal productivity towards excellent service delivery. He led the Reach Them Foundation team   that trained and coached several schools on how to find their purpose, identify their strengths and operate from it. Mathew is multi-talented and forward-thinking youth.  He is skillful in entrepreneurship, graphics, website development, photography,customer service, leadership and communications, PowerPoint designs and a great facilitator.


His hobbies include reading, designing, travelling and photography.


He manages IGN's day-to-day activities and deploy his skills and talents in impacting others. 

Opeyemi Salami

Opeyemi Salami is the Director of Training and Development of IGN. She is a graduate of Lagos State University. She is an intelligent young lady that is blazing the trial amongst her peers. 

Seyi Okewale

Seyi Okewale is the Director of Programs of IGN.


Okewale Oluwaseyi is a graduate Mass Communication at Olabisi Onabanjo University with advertising major. 


He once served as the Editor of OOU Parrot Magazine and as Associate Editor of FOCUS Magazine (special magazine to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Olabisi Onabanjo University). He is an Associate of Institute of Strategic Management Nigeria (ISMN).

As a communications trainee and interviewer, Seyi has interfaced with the first African professor of Russian language, Late Prof. Segun Odunuga; the first Nigerian Professor of Geography, Prof. Akin Mabogunje. He has served in several leadership positions including in the University Fellowship as Vice President of the Redeemed Christian Fellowship(OOU Chapter), and as the Drama Coordinator and Bible Study Coordinator of the same fellowship. He as featured as a lead Compere in seminars, youth and church programs, dinners and concerts.


He has keen interests in seeing a tidy
Nigeria. He is launching a campaign in Nigerian schools with the theme: 

A Clean Environment, It begins with you!" where waste baskets will be
provided in schools, sensitizing everyone on the need to keep clean environments in contributing their own quota in making Nigeria a better place to live in. He also aspires to be a United Nations' Ambassador and Special Adviser to the Federal Government of Nigeria on Social Change and Development.


His vision and passion is to see that all Psychotics on the streets of Nigeria and Africa at large are restored to their right state of mind and sound
health.

 

John Ikhatalor

John Ikhatalor is Director of Finance and Budget. 


He is a graduate of Psychology from Lagos State University.

Ayoola Peter Olowokudejo

Ayoola Peter is the Director of Foreign Affairs of IGN.


He is a Pharmacist currently currently running a Masters degree in the United States of America

Toyin Oladapo

Toyin Oladapo is a volunteer in IGN.


She finished as a Law graduate in Babcock University and proceeded to be one of the best  students in Law School.

Youth Section Leaders

Dike Ehiribe

 

Dike is a zealous and hard-working young man. He attended Loyola Jesuit College, a well-known Jesuit high school that is reputed to be the best high school in Nigeria, where he attained several academic distinctions.

 He is currently attending a private Christian high school in Houston where he continues to trail-blaze academically. Dike is extremely proactive as he shows initiative in and out of the classroom, which is evident in his varied extra-curricular activities. His hobbies include playing basketball, software programming and reading. 

As a motivator and a member of the youth community himself, Dike is always thrilled to participate in, and lead, the activities organized by the Youth Section of the Impact Group Network. Dike can be reached at dikeehiribe@impactgroupnetwork.org 

Ayanfe Idowu

 

Three aptly words describe Ayanfe – excellence, talented and passionate. Ayanfe Idowu combines academic excellence with a passion for athleticism. 

She has won several academic laurels in Atlantic Hall where she studies. She has also represented Atlantic Hall in several sports competitions and won medals. Beyond her academic accomplishments and commitment to athleticism, Ayanfe also has  an uncanny writing skill which has earned her recognition and commendation by the John Locke Institute, United Kingdom. If she is not studying or writing, Ayanfe participates actively in community development initiatives and projects. 

Through her commitment in Girls Guide, she has participated in projects designed to help the less privileged and supply of educational materials to schools in deprived or underserved communities in Lagos, Nigeria. Impact Group Network provides a platform for Ayanfe to showcase her leadership potentials and lead other youths in impacting the communities in several ways. You can reach Ayanfe at ayanfeidowu@impactgroupnetwork.org

Group Work

At Labeo Comprehensive High School

Youth Development

 

Impact Group Network Youth Section

The Impact Group Network (IGN) Youth Section was founded in 2017 as a platform for connection, interaction and the exchange of ideas among youth who are highly motivated and driven to succeed. The Youth Section has a varied membership, including writers, poets, singers, song writers, dancers, actors and computer programmers. 

The leaders of the Youth Section also organize programs to reach out to underprivileged youth and, based on their research and assessment of needs, they make scholarship and other funding recommendations to the IGN Management Board.

If you are interested in joining or you have a need that you think we can help with, contact us at info@impactgroupnetwork.org

Raising Leaders

Empowering youths to live their full possibilities.


 

The leaders of the Youth Section also organize programs to reach out to underprivileged youth and, based on their research and assessment of needs, they make scholarship and other funding recommendations to the IGN Management Board.


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