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The Board

Our Values

A Passion for Collaboration

 
 
The Board of Directors

 

 

Ibrahim Isiyaku (SAN) - Chairman

Mallam Isiyaku is a practicing lawyer with over 27 years legal experience and the principle counsel at Ibrahim Isiyaku & Co. He was also at one time the State Counsel at Niger State Ministry of Justice.

He is presently a member of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Draftsmen; Member, Hawkamah Institute of Corporate Governance; Member, London Court of International Arbitration; Member, Justice Sector Reform Committee (Niger State).


He is also a member, Senate of the Federal University of Technology, Minna,
member, International Bar Association & Committee, member International Sales Committee, International Investments Committee, Arbitration & Mediation Committees, Africa Forum and member, Nigeria Bar Association.

Mallam Isiyaku was also a Member of the Constituent Assembly responsible for making the 1989 & 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999.

Mallam Isiyaku graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Nigeria for his first degree in law and later returned to complete his masters in constitutional/administrative law.
 

 

Engr. Patrick O. Nwabunie - Vice Chairman

Engr. Nwabunie joined the services of Afromedia Plc in 1989 as purchasing Manager and in 1991 he was elevated to the position of General Manager (Resources). Following his excellent managerial performance he was appointed an Executive Director in 1995 and later to the position of Deputy Managing Director of the company in 1999 where he served for 11 years until his retirement as an executive director on 1st July 2011 to pursue other interest. Despite his retirement, Engr. Nwabunie, still remains on the board as a non-executive director of the company and recently took up the role as Vice Chairman of the Board on the 27th of February 2014.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (F.IoD), and member of Advertising practitioners council of Nigeria (APCON). He is an Alumnus of London Business School.
 

 

Mr Akin Ire Olopade - Group Managing Director/CEO


Mr. Olopade joined the services of Afromedia Plc in 1992 as a Product Development Manager and was elevated to the position of General Manager one year after assumption of duties based on his outstanding performance in product development.

He was appointed Executive Director in 1995 and rose to the position of Group Managing Director of Afromedia Plc in October 1999. He presently chairs the Board Executive Committee of Afromedia Plc.

His wealth of experience over the years has taken Afromedia from a private limited liability company with a share capital of 10 million Naira to a publicly quoted company with share capital in excess of 2 billion Naira.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (F.IoD), Vice President of Outdoor Advertising Agency Nigeria (OAAN), and member of other professional bodies such as, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Screen printing and Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA), and Digital Printing & Imaging Association etc. He is has attended several executive management development programmes, including those of London Business School.
 

 

Mr Sunny O. Shadrach Nwachukwu - Group Finance Director

Mr Nwachukwu joined the services of Afromedia in 2007 as Chief Finance Officer and was elevated to the board of Afromedia PLC in 2008 as Group Finance Director based on his outstanding job performance within the first year of his assuming duties.

He has over 20 years wealth of experience in various industries including Oil and Gas, Insurance, Manufacturing, Finance etc.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered accounts of Nigeria (FCA), an Alumnus of London Business School, and a member of both Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (M.IoD). He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA).
 

 

Mrs Agatha Okpagu - Director

Mrs. Agatha Okpagu is the Chairman/Managing Director of Veegatts Collections Limited and a board member of Zolace Clinic and G.U.A. Solutions Limited having acquired varied experience in different sectors of the economy.
She completed her A/Levels at Concord College, United Kingdom, and thereafter attended the Fryerning Business Training College, UK and has a Higher Diploma in Business Administration. She commenced her career in Knight Frank & Rutley (Nigeria) and later moved to Merchant Bank of Africa (Nigeria) Ltd before embarking on private business as an entrepreneur.
 
 

Mrs. Oluyemisi Irefunmiola Odedola - Director

Mrs. Odelola is the CEO of Parnasse Travels Limited a travel consultancy company specializing in corporate travels, tours and aviation training.
Prior to becoming the CEO of Parnasse Travels Limited, Mrs. Odelola had acquired a wealth of diverse work experiences in various industries having served in executive/management roles.