Board of Directors

Our Board parades technocrats, seasoned professionals and highly respected individuals with integrity and enviable track records in their respective and chosen career. Please meet our Board


Bode Emanuel is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants - England and Wales. He has an extensive career in management consultancy having played significant roles in key government projects. He is chairman of several leading Nigerian companies amongst which are Hogg Robinson Nigeria Limited the leading and the largest Insurance Broker in West Africa in terms of business and size and also, Nigeria Life and Provident Company Limited – a leading life and general insurance consultancy firm with over 47 years of experience. Mr. Emanuel is a member of many notable charities and societies. He currently sits on the board of Governors of Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON).


Wale Kolawole has been the Managing Director of NLPC Pension Fund Administrators Limited from inception. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London. Mr. Kolawole holds a Masters degree in Business Administration specialising in financial management. He has over 27 years experience in the pension industry and is highly versed in pension schemes, administration and investment. He has presented papers on Pensions and related benefits at different forums in Nigeria, South Africa and United Kingdom. Married with children, Mr. Kolawole enjoys reading and travelling.

COMFORT O. OYELEYE (Mrs.) (Executive Director Operations)

Bunmi Oyeleye was the Executive Director – Technical Operations of Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation, a major voice in the Nigerian insurance industry with specialisation on acceptance of risks from insurance companies in Nigeria and abroad. She has broad knowledge of Nigerian Insurance and Pension Industry having served as a policy maker in a number of government establishments, amongst which was the formation of draft documents of Insurance Decree of 1976, 1991 and 1993. Mrs. Oyeleye is an associate of Chartered Insurance Institute of London and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Management Studies of University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She is married with children.

SAMUEL A. BALOGUN (Executive Director Finance and Investment)

Samuel Balogun has over 20 years experience covering pension funds,insurance, investment management, finance and business strategy. He joined NLPC PFA in March 2006 as General Manager (Finance & Investment), and later rose to the position of an Executive Director in 2010. Prior to joining NLPC PFA, he worked as a General Manager with Intercontinental Asset Management Ltd (now Intercontinental Capital Market Limited), where he was responsible for funds/portfolio management. He also worked with Skye Trustees Limited as Head of Asset Management, where he pioneered the company’s pension funds and asset management operations. Earlier in his career, he worked with Crusader Insurance (Nigeria) Plc and Industrial & General Insurance Plc where he was responsible for actuarial services, life insurance and pension administration. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Actuarial Science and M.Sc. degree in Management from University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

AMOS ADEDEJI ADEYEYE (Non-Executive Director)

Amos Adeyeye is currently the Deputy Chairman of Hogg Robinson Nigeria Limited, the largest firm of Insurance Brokers in Nigeria and West Africa. He is also a director in leading Nigerian companies such as: - Nigerian Life and Provident Company Limited; - Sterling Assurance Nigeria Limited; and - Medexia Limited. Mr. Adeyeye is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and London.


He served as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the third Republic representing Osun West Senatorial District. Senator Omilani is a member of several professional bodies amongst which are: - Chartered Member of International Insurance Society and Associate - - Chartered Insurance Institute of London - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London and - Fellow of Institute of Loss Adjusters of Nigeria. He is Chairman of several companies including Omis Investment Limited and Nigerian Healthcare International.

REMILEKUN A. ODUNLAMI (Mrs.) (Independent Director)

Remi Odunlami(Mrs.) is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) with a BSC. Degree in Mathematics from the University of Warwick Coventry UK. She started her career in Price Waterhouse in 1986, and in 1990 joined VT leasing as the pioneer Finance and Admin Manager after which she moved to Nigeria International Bank (now Citibank) where she spent 7 years in relationship Management covering corporation of various sizes in the multi national, energy, financial institutions, commercial and general corporate unit. After 19 years, she left Citibank for the First Bank Nigeria Ltd as Chief Risk Officer/Executive Director of the Bank. During this time she engaged in audit and training assignments at various locations in Europe, Middle East and Africa whilst representing the bank on the board of 6 of its subsidiary. Mrs Odunlami left FBN Ltd to set up her own Risk Management Consultancy and continues her role in corporate governance as a member of the board of 3 financial institutions. As a testament to her skills and integrity Remi has been approved as a director of banks in several jurisdiction - the UK, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and Nigeria.

SAMUEL BANJI ABOLARIN (Non-Executive Director)

A consummate Actuarial Science graduate from the University of Lagos. He holds a masters degree (MSc) in Insurance and Risk Management from the University of Lagos and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Marketing from Lagos State University. With working experience spanning over 20 years of meritorious service, Sam has developed a strong passion for pension scheme design/administration and investment consultancy services. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.He is also an associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management. He is widely-travelled and enjoy reading books and articles on diverse subjects.He is currently the managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Life Provident Co. Ltd.