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EXECUTIVE PROFILE OF DR. MRS NGOZI OLEJEME, FCIDA

Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Olejeme, FCIDA, is a successful entrepreneur, an astute Politician and Administrator of repute. A boardroom guru, with a wealth of experience; she has a proven record of success in administrative governance and business management. She hails from Asaba in Delta State of Nigeria.‘Your Excellency’, as she is fondly called by her friends and admirers, on account of her gubernatorial primary election in Delta State. She is an embodiment of beauty and intelligence.From a humble beginning, Dr. Mrs. Olejeme has risen to become an outstanding grassroot Politician, Philanthropist, charismatic leader, peace ambassador, human rights activist, anti-corruption crusader and a Nationalist.Dr Mrs. Olejeme sits on the board of many Companies and Government establishments which includes;

 

  • Chairman Board of Directors, TrustFund Pensions PLC
  • Chairman Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF
  • Chairman/CEO, ABLE JES Nigeria Limited
  • Chairman/CEO, Fresh Energy Nigeria Limited
  • Executive Director, JULIND Nigeria Limited.
  • Member Board of Directors, Ajeokuta Steel Company Limited
  • Member, Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme (SURE- P)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Sheraton Hotels and Towers.

 

In 2006, she was made a director on the board of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited by President Olusegun Obasanjo, She was also appointed in 2009 by late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua as Chairman Board of Directors of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF. The First female to hold such position in the country.She saw to the successful enactment into law of the Employees’ Compensation Act in December 2010, and the setting up of necessary human and physical infrastructure for the implementation of the Act.She is currently in the lead to amend the provisions of NSITF Act, so as to position the fund to commence the implementation of Social Security benefits for the aged, unemployed, child care and physically challenged in the country.Since her appointment as the board chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), she has unrelentlessly led the campaign for the provision of adequate compensation to workers both in the private and public sector.She is the convener of the SURE-P sub- committee on Public Works and Road rehabilitation. The Subsidy Re-investment Empowerment is a policy, the Federal Government designed to cushion the impact of removal of fuel subsidy and to accelerate economic growth through investment and infrastructure development in the country.

 

Dr. Mrs. Olejeme is an alumnus of the following Ivy League institutions;

The Prestigious Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Saad Business School, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Pan African University (Lagos Business School), Nigeria

In recognition of her relentless advocacy for the down-trodden and good governance, she has been awarded the following honors;

  • Honorary Doctoral Degree by American Heritage University of Southern California (Doctor of Public Policy, Honoris Causa)
  • Prestigious Africa International Award, AIA Ghana
  • Fellow, Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration, FCIDA, (Nigeria)
  • Fellow, Michael Imoudu National Institute of Labour Studies
  • Member, Board of Patron, Harvard Business School
  • Champions of Workers Welfare Award by Labour Writers Associations of Nigeria.
  • Honorary Life Member/Commonwealth Ambassador of Royal Commonwealth Society, Nigeria
  • Remember Africa Award by Family Education Helpline and Royal Commonwealth Society, London.
  • Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) 2010 Nigeria Female Entrepreneur Award
  • Member, Board of Patrons, Congress of Muslim and Christian Youths for Unity.
  • Member, The Association of Business Executives London
  • President, Igbo Women Forum of Nigeria.

As an astute Politician, her desire to contribute to the socio-economic and political development of her country in an atmosphere of accountability, led to her emergency as one of the gubernatorial aspirants for Delta State under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party in the 2007 primary elections.She strives to work for a peaceful, prosperous and united Nigeria, and her people, particularly youth and women for the promotion and sustenance of democracy.