ALUMNUS OF THE MONTH (October)
Oluwasegun Adeyemi Victor (@OlajuwonObalola)
Year of Graduation:.2014
Occupation: Social Media Entrepreneur
Employee: ESSENTRO CLASSICS LIMITED
Current Status: CHIEF BRAND OFFICER, ESSENTRO CLASSICS FURNITURE
Adeyemi Olajuwon Obalola is a highly motivated professional with years of experience in development programming, Social Media Strategy, capacity building, learning design and curriculum development, learning needs/impacy assessment, dialogue and training facilitation, unilateral and muitilateral grant management and conference organizing.
He has in-depth experience in civil society policy dialogue convening, policy engagement and advocacy campaign design in diverse thematic areas including democratic governance, peace and conflict, elections, gender equality, aid and development effectiveness in sub-African Africa.
Obalola is highly skilled in forging strategic and sustainable partnerships with broad range of civil society organizations, government/donor agencies and other development partners including private sector.
He is an excellent and coherent technical writer with good, presentation and communication skills.
Obalola has accumulated five (5) years organizational management experiences specifically in program planning, design, execution, monitoring and evaluation.
He possesses significant research and documentation experience and has written numerous winning proposals and published research/meeting reports.
Obalola is a goal-oriented young man with strong leadership potentials, and admirable analytical input into policy programming and practices in development and private sectors.