Management Team

In addition to Adewale O. Kolawole -Managing Director, Comfort O. Oyeleye (Mrs.) -Executive Director, Operations and Samuel A. Balogun- Executive Director, Finance & Investment other members of the Management Team(Head of Departments) are:

Aderemi Lateef (Internal Control)

Aderemi Lateef has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria, an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, an Associate of Certified Fraud Examiners as well as a Certified Forensic RSA. He started his career with the firm of Akintola Williams and Company. Before joining NLPCPFA he was a partner in the firm of Lateef Aderemi & Co Chartered accountants. He has over 20 years of cognate experience in Corporate Governance Assurance services. He is happily married with children.

Oluwaseun R. Babalola (Branch Office Operations)

Seun Babalola is currently the Head Branch Operations. He was previously with Nigeria Life & Provident Co. Limited. Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Insurance, University of Lagos; Masters degree in Business Administration, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho, Oyo State; and Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He has over 20 years experience from the financial services industry. Mr. Babalola is happily married with children.

Titilola Olufade (Mrs.) (BD/RM)

Titi Olufade(Mrs.) was the General Manager of Global Risks Associates, an insurance brokerage firm before moving up to Sterling Assurance Nigeria Limited, where she was the Head of the Life Department. She is an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). Mrs. Olufade has over 20 years of work experience in financial services involving annuities, risk and insurance.

Oladipo Taiwo (Finance)

Prior to joining NLPC PFA in 2005 as one of its pioneer staff, Dipo had experience in Manufacturing, Energy Sales and Real Estate. He has several years experience in Corporate Finance, Auditing and Investment. He is an Accounting graduate, a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is currently the Head of the Finance Department.

Shamsideen A. Solarin (Information Technology)

Shamsideen

holds B.Tech (Computer Science) from Federal University of Technology Akure; Masters in Information Technology (MIT) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho as well as MBA from Business School Netherlands. He has over 15 years of proven experience in Software Engineering & development, Project Management, IT Training & Consultancy, Operational Process re-engineering and Strategy, Business Process Analysis, and Information Technology Solution provisioning. He is an Oracle Certified Professional, Six Sigma Green Belt Professional, Business Process Management Professional, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Information Technology (MCTS), Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certified, PRINCE 2 Certified Project Manager, and Project Management Professional among other certifications.

He is also a member of Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN), Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and Project Management Institute (PMI), USA. He has been involved in various projects which include Data Center design and management, customer-centric custom application development & Implementation, Network Management and Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plan design & Implementation. Prior to joining NLPC PFA in 2005, he has worked with SoftCodes International Ltd and Compute-Rite Systems Ltd as a Software Engineer and IT Consultant respectively.

Shamsideen has attended both local and foreign training. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS) and also a Cloud Strategist with Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification. He has proven track record in Capacity Building, Knowledge Transfer, Team Management.

Djuma Otojare (HR/Admin.)

Djuma graduated in 1979 from the University of Ibadan with a Second Class Upper in Sociology and a MBA in 1983 from the University of Benin. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management [MCIPM] and also an Associate Business Continuity Professional [ABCP]. His over 30-year Human Resources experience spans the Manufacturing, Insurance and Pension Industry. He is a past Chairman of the Human Capital Management Committee of the Nigerian Insurance Employers Group, and presently Chairman, Human Resources Forum in the Industry. He has attended various conferences and seminars in Nigeria and abroad. He joined NLPC PFA in 2006 as Head, Corporate Affairs and Administration. He is presently Head, Human Resources / Administration.

Joseph Lawani (Compliance)

Joseph is a graduate of Accounting from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is also a member of ICAN as well as CIBN. He has many years of experience in Financial Analysis, Treasury Operations, Internal Audit, Customer Service, Risk Management and Compliance. He started his career with First City Merchant Bank Limited, now First City Monument Bank Plc. Subsequently, he joined Equitorial Trust Bank Limited, now Sterling Bank Plc. as an Inspector. Later at ETB, he served as the Customers Services Manager at Abuja Branch and Kano Branch. Joseph joined NLPC PFA Limited in March, 2009 as the Risk Manager and was responsible for monitoring and reviewing risk. In his present role, he ensures compliance with the rules and regulations guiding the business. He is passionate about excellent customers’ service delivery.

Modeyin Steve (Investment)

Modeyin Steve holds a B.Sc. Actuarial Science (Second Class Upper Division) from University of Lagos and also holds an MBA Finance & M.Sc. Management Science both from University of Ilorin. He is an Associate Member of The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria. He is also an Authorized Dealing Clerk of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. Steve has over 16 years working experience in different sectors of the economy including Lecturing and investment management. Prior to joining NLPC PFA LTD he worked with Mustard Investment Ltd. He is currently the Head of Investment Department.

Olusola Esan (Risk Management)

Olusola obtained a first degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He has over 20 years’ experience in different sectors of the economy. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, he was the Regional Manager-Internal Control at Intercontinental Bank Plc. [now Access Bank Plc]. He is currently the Head of the Risk Management Department.

Damilola Omolayole (Mrs.) (Benefits Administration)

Damilola Omolayole (Mrs.) graduated with a B.A. in Economics from London Guildhall University and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Buckingham. She joined the company in March 2006 and has held various positions within the organization. She is presently the head of the Benefits Administration Department.

Adedayo Adekolu (Fund Accounting)

Adekolu is an Accounting graduate, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and an Associate Business Continuity Professional [ABCP]. He has several years’ experience in Corporate Finance, Auditing, Consulting and Investment. He is currently the Head of the Fund Accounting Department and is happily married with children.

Semako Peter (Contributions Management)

Semako holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry (Second Class Upper Division) from Lagos State University and M.Sc. Degree in the same discipline from University of Lagos. He is an Associate member of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and has an MBA Finance Degree from University of Lagos.

He has over thirteen years of working experience in the insurance and pension industry. He started his career with Lagos State Government as an Administrative Officer in 2001, and then moved to Nigeria Life and Provident Company (NL & PC) as a Senior Officer in 2004. He joined NLPC Pension Fund Administrators Limited in 2005. He is presently the Head of Contributions Management Department.

Oluwadare Oladipo-Olukosi (Company Secretary/Legal Adviser)

Oluwadare holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and also Master of Laws from University of Lagos. He is a Member of Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association as well as The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He has over 20 years working experience in Financial Services industry, including Nigerian French Insurance Company Limited and Golden Capital Plc.

Management Team