Key Staff

CBI Team

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Ayoyinka Johnson is a graduate of English Studies from Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria; she is currently running her Masters programme in International Relations and Strategic studies at Lagos State University, Nigeria. She joined Integrity as a projects officer and has worked on several projects. She coordinated the Integrity Club for some years when it was still a correspondence-based club and has worked on others like the Business Action Against Corruption (BAAC – I), Business without Borders projects and others. She currently holds fort as the Public Engagement Coordinator. She is responsible for ensuring that the Organisation’s activities are actively in the Public eye and ensures that the organization’s brand is widely recognized. Yinka’s role involves composing, editing and managing the production of a full range of communications material to effectively support the organization’s goals and mission to diverse constituencies. She is also responsible for devising engagements on platforms designed to generate and sustain public debate around specific anti-corruption issues in collaboration with the Consultant Media Director and our Research & Public Policy Manager. She is responsible for writing speeches and developing press releases for management and also developing content for our newsletters and magazines, draft articles and reports on the status of major initiatives for distribution to stakeholders: members, prospects, the general public, volunteer support groups and special interest groups.

Ayoyinka is presently the Stakeholder Engagement Manager; in her role, she leads all communications and stakeholder engagement platforms. She is also responsible for ensuring that all engagements/ events organised by the organisation meets with the Integrity brand.

 Grants and Compliance Manager

Kyura Nyam-Wakkias holds a degree in Law from the University of Abuja and since joining the organization, her responsibilities include ensuring the organization’s regulatory compliance – building an inventory of applicable laws, rules and regulations, legal framework for the fight against corruption, trends in the administration of Justice System and implications for fighting corruption, provides contracts management and company secretarial support. She keeps a picture of the administration of justice system in all parts of the country and monitors trends, including cases of corruption, progress on the cases and offers legal analysis on the situation. Kyura conducts legal research and provides legal advice to the relevant decision makers in the organization.

 Consultant IT Officer

Mr. Marho Atumu: a Microsoft Certified professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Covenant University, Ota, Marho is responsible for maintaining and supporting the organization’s information technology infrastructure. This includes monitoring & maintenance of the company’s web & social media presence, routine analysis of the web business health whilst also conducting periodic system maintenance, administering the system and content administration

Finance and Admin Officer

Oluseun Akande: has a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Akoka and holds the office of Projects Finance Officer in the Organisation. He’s responsible for account payable, Manages cash controls, identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances, Proper documentation of accounting records, collections and payments, ensuring all vendors follow due processing, reconciling retirements from consultants and staff, negotiate and process invoices receive from vendors, prepares monthly financial reports. He has work experience of over 10 years with the organization in different capacities. Prior to this role, he handled offices of Admin Officer, Admin and Logistics Assistant, Finance and Admin Officer

Director, Stakeholder Relations

Cynthia Akpomudiare has over 22 years’ experience in the capital markets in Nigeria. She worked with The Nigerian Stock Exchange in various departments; listings, strategy, HR, broker-dealer and finally in business development between 1991 and 2014 when she retired. Major miles stones includes the introduction  and implemented financial penalties to quoted companies for non-compliance with the NSE’s post listing requirements between 1994 and  2001,  Secretary to the Merit Award Committee responsible for short-listing quoted companies who met all the requirements; prepared the Winners List between 1994 and 1998, conducted call-over trading activities on trading floor from 1992 to 1997.

She was instrumental to the setting up of the call over trading system at the Sierra Leone Stock Exchange as a consultant/Adviser from January to July 2010, and the NSE international road shows that increased foreign investments from the Nigerians in the diaspora into the Nigerian Capital Market between 2004 and 2008. She was also a member of the steering committee on the Corporate Governance Rating System at the NSE during the developmental stage prior to the launch of the pilot phase. She has a Bsc and an Msc from the universities of Benin, Benin- City (UNIBEN) and Lagos (UNILAG) respectively.

Program Officer, Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS)

Olaoluwakitan Babalola is a creative professional with over six (6) years of experience in the nonprofit and development sector especially in education, poverty alleviation and social development. She is familiar and confident with program management, content creation and effective stakeholder management in government, organizations and low-income communities.

Olaoluwakitan is currently the Program Officer, Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) at The Convention on Business Integrity (CBI) – a program implemented for listed companies of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Her role is centered round project documentation & compliance, liaison between CBI, the NSE & listed companies as well as managing key features of the CGRS program such as the Fiduciary Awareness Certification Test or training for Directors, Verification exercises and Stakeholders Assessments. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan and intends to get Graduate degrees in International Development and Public Policy in the nearest future to further drive her continuous advocacy for the resolution of other global development issues, especially the ones pertinent to Nigeria and Africa.

Anti-corruption Advisor

Babatunde Oluajo is development practitioner with close to 20 years’ experience working on governance, accountability, transparency and anti-corruption issues. His programmatic and management experience spans local and international NGOs.

Babatunde, is a fellow of the Marquette University Les Aspin Centre for Governance, Washington DC. He is also a Chevening Scholar.

Group Head, Impact Measurement

Patricia Ekpo monitors and evaluates project implementation and trends in the operating environment, risks, implications for organization’s operating model and ability to achieve geographical reach, grassroots penetration and youth inclusion. Patricia monitors the implementation of key strategic projects related to the organization’s strategy and is responsible for the development and evaluation of appropriate indicators and measures to ensure the relevance, reliability and validity of performance data whilst also facilitating development of research surveys (through Research and Public Policy Manager) to assist in the identification of strategic and service delivery issues. Patricia holds B.Sc. in Mass Communication from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Engagements Officer

Gloria Bajeh is a dynamic and collaborative Administrator and Executive Secretary with over 7 years’ experience. A vast knowledge of sales and marketing with various sectors.

As the Engagements Officer, Gloria liaises with the Stakeholders Engagement Manager in helping to build and maintain relationship with clients.  She also assists with planning and implementing client engagement strategy to ensure that all clients are engaged with the company’s products and services.

Admin & Logistics Assistant

Tolu Omolayo is a cooperative administrator with over 3 years working experiencewith a vast knowledge of sales.

Tolu’s responsibility involves attending to daily calls, handling paperwork, data and supporting office teams in order to ensure the smooth running of day-to-day activities. She also handles petty cash, floats and expenses, and handles logistics regarding all organisation activities for staff and guests (flight bookings, hotel accommodation, etc).

Engaging Citizens Platform (ECP) Team

Team Leader, Lagos Regional Hub- Engaged Citizen Partnership (ECP)

Agbojo is a social development entrepreneur with expertise in poverty reduction strategies-micro finance, programme development and grants management, community mobilization, public finance management and public sector reform, legislature and parliament, civil society engagement and sustainable development-Climate Change and Environmental issues as well as corporate management. He has over 16 years’ experience in Nigeria, West Africa sub-region (Ghana and Senegal) and Europe (Denmark, Poland, Germany, Mexico, Indonesia). He has worked with programmes supported by National and International Non-Governmental Organizations like Justice Development and Peace Commission, Henrich Boell Foundation and Department for International Development (DFiD). He is a co-founder of Y2K Adeogo Enterprises, Governance and Environmental Resources Outfit, a Non-Governmental Organizations and Social Development firms in Nigeria.

Regional Admin Officer for Engage Citizens (ECP)

Olabisi Florence Oghogho is an inspired, energetic and dynamic woman with over 10 years working experience on development issues. Started her career working with the State and Local Government Programme (SLGP) a UK funded Department for International Development Programme (DFID). Thereafter, worked with the State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI), Lagos – also a DFID funded Programme, where she had the mandate to strengthen the voice of the citizenry in governance. In the SAVI programme, she was saddled with the task of mainstreaming Gender Governance issues in various partnership activities in Lagos State. She is a member of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT).

Working with the Legislatures for institutional strengthening, she played an integral role with the team of facilitators that conducted the induction Programme for the Lagos State House of Assembly in this 8th Assembly. Olabisi also led the Lagos State House of Assembly through series of self-assessment, as well as co-facilitated them during a capacity building programme on Leadership that held in Chicago, United States of America. Her practical skill-sets cover facilitation, advocacy, policy monitoring and evaluation, building partnerships on issue based subjects, conducting research etc. Olabisi is a graduate of Banking and Finance from University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) with a certificate in Accounting from the same institution and further international courses including Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in the Netherlands. She has a Masters in view on International Management at the University of Liverpool, UK.

State Partnership Facilitator (SPF)

 

Josiah Aramide is a development policy researcher and scientist with a combined experience of over ten years in both fields. In 2016, he joined the Integrity Organization’s Southwest team delivering the new DFID governance programme – the Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), as a Regional Partnership Facilitator. Prior to this role, Josiah helped organizations find solutions to public issues and projects in energy governance, local governance, infrastructure and environmental consulting as well as in other socio-economic sectors. In 2014, he led a research team to complete the second edition of the Benchmarking Exercise Report for the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC). Josiah also led a capacity building and research analysis project for unions (NUPENG, PENGASSAN, PTD) and other stakeholders within the petroleum sector to develop policy instruments for improving engagements on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

Over the years, Josiah had worked closely with other DFID programmes in Nigeria including: the Facility for Oil Sector Transparency in Nigeria (FOSTER); State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI); and Enhancing Nigerian Advocacy for a Better Business Environment (ENABLE) to help improve the structure, organization and objectivity of demand-side governance. Before moving into the development space, Josiah was a member of the academic community where his work focused on environmental research and climate analysis within a framework of offering scientific evidence to support 21st Century public policies especially as it concerns climate change and sustainability. His current interests span evidence-based research in sustainable development, effective governance mechanisms, systems innovation, and the environment. Josiah has a strong analytical background and a passion for progress that drives unique perspectives in diverse situations. He holds a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a professional certificate in Natural Resource Management and Policy from the School of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

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