As a Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine, Bowen University, I have been involved in the
training of medical students during their rotation through the department. As part of efforts to
keep improving the students’ performance and lecturers’ teaching skills I analyze results of
performances of the students after each professional examination with a view to detecting areas
where their performance is poor. Departmental meetings are held to discuss possible reasons for
such poor performances and steps taken to correct lapses either on the part of the students or
Prior to joining Bowen University Iwo, I worked in close collaboration with two leading universities
from the United States namely – Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health/Friends in Global Health and
Johns Hopkins University/ Center for Communication Program between 2009 and 2014 while
managing a large and complex integrated project in Mozambique.
I held a variety of Administrative and Managerial posts over more than 25-year period within
Nigeria, including a 9-month stint in Rwanda and 18 of these years were in nine Southern Africa
countries using Mozambique as my base. My role included administrative and managerial roles at
provincial, national and regional levels.
Summary of Management and Leadership Functions: Between October 2015 and December 2017
I oftentimes acted as deputy to the Head of Family Medicine Department representing her at some
University meetings in the Senate, committee and other meetings. From January to June 2018 I
was the Director of Clinical Services, Research and Training/Chairman Medical Advisory Committee
of Bowen University Teaching Hospital (BUTH) Ogbomoso. From July 1, 2018 I became the Acting
Chief Medical Director, a position I currently occupy.
World Vision (largest not-for-profit humanitarian Christian non-governmental organization in the
world). Member, Senior Management Team, World Vision (WV) International, Mozambique since
January 2002 till December 2003. I started to lead this group from January 2004 through June 2007.
From December 1, 2006 I took on the additional responsibility of providing leadership for WV
ministry in nine Southern African countries namely Mozambique, Angola, Malawi, Zambia,
Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa. Between 2009
and 2014 I was responsible for managing a consortium of seven NGOs (six international, including
two affiliated with universities – Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health/Friends in Global Health
and Johns Hopkins University/ Center for Communication Program). The consortium implemented
a complex integrated programme that had components of health, nutrition, HIV & AIDS, water and
economic development activities. I did recruit, train, motivate and provide effective leadership for
national and expatriate staff for WV Mozambique and WV Southern Africa diverse programs.
Similarly recruited, motivated and provided leadership for expatriate and national staff of the
Health Sector of WV Rwanda Programme and all of the national staff of WV Nigeria Child Survival
Project. As a leader of these teams I have worked with people from diverse cultural and
backgrounds. Staff from the following countries Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda, France,
Switzerland, Guatemala, Kenya, Malawi, Philippines, Brazil, India, Uganda, Bolivia, Peru, Ghana,
Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, USA and Great Britain and Ireland
have reported to me directly. In turn my supervisors have been citizens of Nigeria, Ghana, Malawi,
Kenya, Canada, Uganda and USA.
I was appointed to represent a coalition of all international NGOs working in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis
and malaria in Mozambique between September 2002 and April 2004 on the Mozambican Country
Coordinating Mechanism (CCM). The CCM is a pre-requisite for any country that hopes to obtain
funding from the UN Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
I served as the Chairman, WV Board of Trustees in Nigeria for more than five years, and until
relocation to Rwanda in November, 1996 I served as the Chairman of Home and Foreign Mission
Board of the Nigerian Baptist Convention. I worked with WV Advisory Councils/National Boards in
the following countries – Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa and Swaziland.
As the Acting CMD of BUTH I attend the Bowen University Governing Council meetings and a
member of BUTH Governing Board as well as the Nigerian Baptist Medical Board.
Resource Acquisition and Management of Grants
I have been involved in the acquisition of resources and management of same from diverse donors,
which included governments, foundations, and private donors. These included USAID, CIDA, DFID,
EU, AusAID, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, Pfizer Foundation, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation etc.