General Manager, Radio Lagos / Eko FM.
Olajide Isiaka Lawal was born in Lagos on the 7th of May, 1970. He went to Adewunmi Memorial Nursery and Primary School, Mushin; Eko Boys High School, Mushin; Ogun State Polytechnic (now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic), Abeokuta; Lagos State University, Ojo and the National Open University from where he bagged his first School Leaving Certificate and HND and Bsc degrees in Mass Communication and Masters in Legal Studies.
He joined the Lagos State Civil Service in December, 1994 as a Public Affairs Officer in the Ministry of Information and Strategy and has worked at various MDAs such as the
Ministries of Health;
Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation; Establishment, Training and Pensions; Commerce, Industry and Tourism; Special Duties and Inter Governmental Relations; New Towns Development Authority; Works and Infrastructure; Education; Office of the Head of Service, Public Service Office;
Office of the Special Adviser on Education; Information and Strategy and Agriculture.
Jide Lawal is an approachable, motivated and confident Public Relations Practitioner with the ability to meet set targets and make a real difference in the Public Service. He possess an expert knowledge of Public Relations, Advertising and Journalism as well as fully recognizes the human and emotional aspects of dealing with the various publics in the Communication channels.
He has strong social skills that enable him to be a strong relationship builder with my various Public Relations publics, colleagues and third-party stakeholders. He has a methodical, publics-focused approach to work and a strong drive to see things through to fruition and completion.
Jide Lawal who won the Best Public Relations Officer Award in Y2019 is an Associate Member Of both the Advertising Practitioners’ Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); and Member, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He has an expert knowledge of the selling process and effective sales techniques; social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc); a proven ability in effective communication, diagrammatically: verbally and in written form.
He has liaised and worked with various professionals from all backgrounds and with a variety of different skill sets. He has
the natural ability to mentor, develop, inspire and lead groups of people to achieve set objectives.
He is a friendly, approachable and inspiring professional that leads his team by example.
Mr Adumadeyin Kayode, was born on the 26th January 1972. He is a native of Lagos Island. He obtained Master Degree in Business Administration with specialty in Business Marketing from the university of Ilorin in 1999. He also obtained a Bachelor degree in English in 1994 from Lagos State University Lasu Ojo Lagos.
He joined Lagos State Radio Service in December 1999, He is a highly experience Leader who has held Several administrative Positions like Chairman Programme Planning Conference,Chairman Business research and development team Chairman Lagos State Radio Service Building Expo2021,Chairman Hajj Committee (Radio Lagos/Eko FM).
He also belongs to Professional bodies like APCON,NBC and several others just to mention a few.
A solution-driven Marketer, Media Personality, and Administrator with a passion for positive change, people management, and excellent work ethics.
He is committed to adding value to teams and organizations.
With over fifteen years of experience in several Managerial and Media intelligence support with a focus on adding business values, building affiliations, expanding media coverage for precise and prompt reportage, surpassing expectations, problem-solving, and seeking self-development as well as interacting with a seasoned team towards achieving a better organization and society at large.
He also won several awards for exemplary contributions to the growth of Radio Lagos /Eko FM such as :
• Letter of Effective Job Performance for meeting up with the key Performance Indicator (KPIs).
• Letter of Commendation for selfless service, Creativity, Hard work and Image making.
• Letter of Commendation for improving the Revenue Generation and Public Relations of the Organization.
• Letter of Commendation for Utmost Integrity and good Moral standing with every Professional Conduct and Standard.
• Outstanding Staff of the Year for Radio Lagos /Eko FM. 2005Best Staff of the Year in the Commercial Department of Radio Lagos /Eko FM. 2001
He also have several Professional Trainings & Workshops :
. The prestigious APCON Advance Marketing Communicatrion
. Maximizing Revenue and Control Cost – Asia Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development
. Training on export Marketing – The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Export Factor
Mr. Adumadeyin is presently Director Marketing Lagos State Radio Service.
Odusola Folahanmi Oluwatosin
Odusola Folahanmi Oluwatosin is a Native of Oyin Akoko in Ondo State, Nigeria.
She was born in Ibadan, Oyo State in 1967 and started her Basic Education in Lagos, at St. Judes’s Primary School, Ebute Metta-Lagos.
She attended Government College Agege, in 1977, Federal Government College Odogbolu, in 1983 graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1987 as a Bachelor of Arts, English Studies Major. She concluded her service year at Ojodu Grammar School, Lagos, and received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Lagos State University, LASU, in 1997.
Odusola bagged her post Graduate Diploma in Journalism which kicked off her career as a Journalist/Public Servant. She joined Lagos Television as an Artist in 1990 and Radio Lagos/EKO FM as a Staff on 1st December, 1999. She has gone through the ranks, and presently, she is the Deputy Director, News, Radio Lagos/Ekofm.
Kolawole Segun Oreniyi
Director Administration and Human Resources
Mr. Kolawole Segun Oreniyi was born in Lagos State on 5th January, 1968. He graduated with BA (Hons) English from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin and also has MBA (Human Resource Management) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.
He joined the Lagos State Public Service as an Administrative Officer I GL09 effective from year 2000. He his an highly experienced Admin &HR Officer that has worked in various MDAs and has headed different Sections and Units of Administration &HR Department in the State which include Lagos State Civil Service Commission, Lagos State Public Works Corporation, Ministry of Home Affairs and Culture, Office of the Deputy Governor, Ministry of Information and Strategy before being deployed to Lagos State Radio Service in August, 2019 as Director Administration and HR.
He is a full member of the professional body of Administration & HR Cadre- Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).
Assistant Director Current Affairs
Mrs Anike Salako (nee Oke ) was born on 5th January 1966.
She graduated with BA (Hons) English from then Ondo State University Ado Ekiti now Ekiti state University in 1988. She has post graduate diploma in Mass Communications from NIJ, Ogba. She has Masters in Public Administration from LASU in 2006.
She became a Staff of Radio Lagos/Eko FM in 1999 as sub editor after working as Artiste since 1997. She is a broadcast Journalist of high repute and has served in various capacities in the organization including News Editor, Head of presentation,Assistant Director Programmes (Acting) , Assistant Director News and presently Assistant Director Current Affairs.
She has represented the organization both within and outside the country.
Oyebade A. Anthony
Assistant Director Language
Mr Oyebade A. Anthony, born on d 11th February,1969, graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, with a Bachelor of Arts in Yoruba Studies in 1996. He joined d service of Radio Lagos and Ekofm in December 1999. He has served as Editor and Reporter in the News Department.
He was on different occasions a correspondent at the Lagos State House of Assembly and at the Governor s office. He is presently the Director, Language Dept Radio Lagos and Ekofm where he oversee production and dissemination of Yoruba and Ogu news.
Ahmed Abiodun Garuba
Head of Department (Finance & Accounts)
Ahmed Abiodun Garuba was born on April 11, 1964. He completed his primary Education from St. Michael’s Anglican Primary School, Ibiade, Ogun Waterside in 1979 and the Secondary Education from Ibiade Comprehensive High School, Agodo-Ibiade, Ogun Waterside in 1984 after which he obtained his Higher School Certificate (HSC) from Anwar-Ul-Islam College, Agege in 1986.He later obtained his BSc (Hons) Accounting from University of Lagos in 1996 and Masters of Business Administration in Financial Management in 2014.
Professionally, he qualified as:
*Certified National Accountant (CNA) in 2009 *Associate Chartered Economist, 2009 *Professional Diploma in Education (PDE), 2018 and * Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), 2020
Ahmed Abiodun GARUBA is a professional Accountant, Chartered Economist, Academic and Al-Mujtahid (The earnest striver on the path of Islam).
He joined the Lagos State Government via Civil Service Commission in 2001 as Accountant II, GL 08 and was deployed to Ministry of Finance, State Treasury Office, Centralized Payroll and Data Validation Directorate (CPDVD) and was there till 2008 having already been promoted to Accountant I, GL 09 and Senior Accountant, GL 10.
In 2009, he was redeployed to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and promoted to the Principal Accountant, GL 12 in 2011. He was again redeployed to Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) in 2014 and was promoted to Assistant Chief Accountant, GL 13.
He became the HOD (Finance & Accounts) in 2017 and was redeployed to Mainland Hospital Yaba having been promoted to Chief Accountant, GL 14. On January 2020, he was promoted to Assistant Director (Finance & Accounts), GL 15.
On October 2021, he was redeployed to Radio Lagos/Eko FM as HOD (Finance & Accounts).
Religiously, he is a member of Shams-Ud-Deen Al-Islamiy Association, Ado-Odo, Ogun State where he held various positions and currently a member of the National Executive Council (NEC) and the National Financial Secretary.
He is married and graciously blessed with Children and Grand Children.
Azeezat Modupeola Adagun
Assistant Director Programmes
Azeezat Modupeola Adagun (Nee Akinlawon) was born in Abeokuta on the 6th of September 1966 to the family of Late Alhaji and Mrs Zurakah Ayinde Akinawon.
Mrs Adagun has Ordinary National and Higher National Diploma from Ogun state Polytechnic, Abeokuta ,Ogun state between 1988 to1993.
And Post Graduate Diplomat and Master in InternatioaRelations and Strategic studies at the Lagos State University (LASU)
She joined Lagos State Broadcasting Coporation(Radio Lagos).as a contrast artiste in 1990 as a studio manager and later in 1994 as a producer.
She was later staffed in December 1st 1999.
Azeezat Modupeola Adagun is a producer and presenter .she has risen through the ranks, in the programmes department of Radio Lagos /Eko FM.
Assistant Director Corporate Affairs
Abiola Williams is a graduate of the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State. She attended Federal Government College Jos, Plateau State. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (Financial Management) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
Abiola is a qualified member of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) and also an associate member of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria
She joined the service of Radio Lagos/EkoFM in 2003 after a five-year stint in the banking sector. She has risen through the ranks and has headed different departments within the organisation which includes the Finance and Supplies, Marketing and presently the Corporate Affairs department
She enjoys amongst other things traveling, reading, dancing and cooking. She is happily married with children
Balogun Ayinde Lateef
Head Internal Audit
Balogun Ayinde Lateef was born in the year 1965.
He qualified as a certified National Accountant in the year 2014 at Anan college of Accountancy in Jos.
He obtained his MBA(Finance)in the year 2012 at Ladoke Akintola University.
He did his post graduate diploma in Economics at Lagos state University in the year 2002.
Mr Balogun A Lateef was a product of Kwara state polytechnic where he obtained Higher National Diploma in Statistics in the year 1995.
He started his career with Lagos state Radio Service in Dec 1999 as Higher Executive officer in Accounts department.
He became the head of Finance and Supplies in the year 2015 and he was redeployed to Audit department in the year 2017 as Head Internal Audit till date.
He is the chairman Ramadan Lecture planning committee and Home Appliances fair.
Happily married to Alhaja Noimot Olayide Balogun(Nee Alayaki)with children.
Adesoji Olufisayo Adeoye
Head of Engineering
Engineer Adesoji Olufisayo ADEOYE graduated from the Federal University of Technology Akure with a B.Eng in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and also has an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Île-Ife. He’s a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and a COREN Certified Chartered Engineer.
He joined the services of Lagos State Radio Service in February 2006 and currently heads the Engineering Directorate.
He led the team that transformed the two radio stations from analogue to digital transmission where his professional skills as a certified Engineer was brought to bare. This is among other innovative projects successfully executed by his team.
His exemplary leadership skills and emotional intelligence is evident in the manner he has successfully managed the different challenges faced in the course of carrying out his daily assignments.
Engineer Adesoji O. ADEOYE, an astute leader, a team player and a thorough professional is happily married.