Board of Directors

The Board of Directors lays down the broad policy guidelines for the operation of the company. At present, the board is being led by Mr. Ogunleye, Thomas Olabode as chairman. The other board members are Mr. Godwin Banigo, Innocent U. Mmuoh and Mr. Richard Tunji Oba.

Mr. Ogunleye, Thomas Olabode
Mr. Godwin Banigo
Innocent U. Mmuoh
Mr. Richard Tunji Oba

Mr. Ogunleye, Thomas Olabode (Ph. D)

Tom Bode Ogunleye joined the College of Medicine, University of Lagos after his NYSC in 1975. He eventually left the College of Medicine in 1990 when he immigrated to the USA. In between this period, he completed part of his doctoral program at the University of Wisconsin. He also had a two year tenor with NASA in Houston under the auspices of National Science Foundation Fellowship.

Tom worked with Regional Cancer Treatment Centre in San Angelo, Texas (1990-1995). Later, he moved to Austin to join The Austin Cancer Center (1995-2009). In 2009 he started Pinnacle Radiological Physics services, his own private consulting firm.

Mr. Godwin Banigo

Mr. Godwin Banigo has a combined honours degree in Computer Science and Economics (combined honours). He also has an MBA in finance from Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife) Ile Ife, Nigeria.

He has over 31 years post-graduation experience covering systems development, ICT consulting, wholesale/retail banking and real estate development. He worked as a senior ICT consultant for KPMG Consulting, a leading international consulting firm before moving on to banking where he rose to executive director position in Zenith Bank Plc.

He is a member of the board of trustees of both the African Missionary Foundation located in Nigeria and Adonai Missions International in Bangui, Central African Republic.

Presently he is into real estate investments and development. He is married and lives in Nigeria.

Innocent U. Mmuoh, HND(Acctg), FCA, MBA, FCTI, CFA,CFE

Mr. Mmuoh is a 1982 graduate of Accountancy from the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Bayero University, Kano. He has about three decades of experience in Financial Management, Banking and General Administration with specific emphasis in Auditing, Taxation, Consultancy, Fraud and Forensic Investigations.

A Certified Forensic Investigator/Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, he is also a Specialist in Financial Modeling, Budgeting and budgeting processes. His recognized strengths are in the areas of Budgeting and budgeting process, Business Process Re-engineering and Design, Integration of Business process models with Information Technology to drive business at Product and Strategic business unit levels. In addition to these, he had development and implementation experience of major Banking Applications such as GAS (Grindlays Accounting System), Bank Master etc. He is a Consultant to Office of the Auditor General for the Federation and has attended several courses both locally and overseas.

He started his career in 1982 with Deloitte Haskins & Sells International (now Akintola Williams Deliotte, Chartered Accountants) where he trained as Accountant/Consultant and qualified as an Accountant in 1985. His audit experience covers Oil & Gas, Federal Government Agencies, Banking, Construction and Manufacturing Industries. He has audited and investigated very high level and complex financial transactions of several Federal Government Ministries/Agencies and Multi-national institutions.

Prior to setting up MMUOH,ELOKA & CO (Chartered Accountants, Fraud & Forensic Investigators), he worked in Stanbic Bank Ltd. (now Stanbic IBTC Plc). While in Stanbic Bank, he represented the Bank in several local and international strategic conferences and held several positions among which are; Manager – Operations, Senior Manager – Credit & Marketing; Senior Manager – Northern Area; Assistant General Manager Finance and Compliance Officer, Company Secretary etc.

He was a member of the Board of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) between 2009 to 2012, he is a Director in Global Mckens Ltd (Asset Management Company), Osina Micro-Finance Bank Limited, Star Leasing & Trust Limited and Forte Financials Ltd (Stock broking Company) and Intell Strategic Defence Systems Ltd (ISDS) - Human Resources (HR) , Security Solutions (SS) and Background Check organization . ISDS also offers forensic investigative and investigative support services to clients and reputable legal firms.

Mr. Richard Tunji Oba

Mr. Richard Tunji Oba is a graduate of Accountancy, Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He has an MBA Degree from the University of Lagos. He is an Alumnus of Lagos Business school having completed the Advanced Management Programme (AMP-4).

He is a Chartered Stockbroker, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Mr. Tunji Oba trained as an Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (Chartered Accountants). He worked with SCOA Nigeria Plc as an Accountant before joining the Rims group through Lighthouse Investment as Investment Manager. He was moved to Rims Securities Limited and was in charge of Corporate Finance.

He joined Reward Investment and Services Limited as a General Manager. He was with Reward until he disengaged to start Forte Asset Management Limited, now Forte Financial ltd.


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