Mr. Babajide Oyebola, an experienced Information Technology Professional, joined the service of Odu’a Investment Company Limited in 2014 as the Principal Assistant to the Group Managing Director/CEO on Strategy and Sustainability.
Starting out as a scientist enabled Mr. Oyebola to work in the pharmaceutical cum food industry as a microbiologist in the early 1990s before proceeding to the United Kingdom where he had a successful career change to the field of Information Technology.
Mr. Oyebola began his I.T career in the United Kingdom as a visual basic developer. In the course of his career spanning over twenty years, Mr. Babajide Oyebola has functioned in various capacities as an I.T consultant, Test Manager, Project Test Manager and Project Executive in blue chip companies such as the BBC, Virgin Media, Virgin Atlantic Airways and the Allianz group. He is a seasoned I.T consultant with vast project management experience covering both public and private project domains, a publisher cum developer on the Google Android platform with some of his apps on the Google Playstore.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree from the University of Jos in 1986 and subsequently a Master degree from the University of Lagos in 1990. Mr. Oyebola is a distinguished Prince 2 certified project manager, Fellow of the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria (PEFON) and a full member of the British Computer society. He has attended a number of Executive Management Training Courses at the Nigerian Institute of Directors and Lagos Business School.
His hobbies include, coding, photography and watching football Mr. Oyebola is happily married and blessed with children.