Prof. Sarah B. Oloko – Ph.D (Chairperson BoT)

Prof Sarah B. Oloko is a Professor of Sociology of Education and former Director of the Distance Learning Institute at the University of Lagos. Her specializations include child development and children in need of special protection measures. She has pioneered different studies in different geo-political zones of Nigeria with the support of international organizations such as Ford Foundation, UNICEF, ILO, UNDP, IWGCL as well as the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye- EX-ICPC Chairman  – (Member BoT)

Prof Bolaji Owasanoye is a socio-legal human rights advocate with over 30 years experience in social development. He began his career as a lecturer at the Lagos State University before moving over to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Professor Owasanoye served as the pioneer Executive Director of the Human Development Initiatives for over 19 years. He was appointed the Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), before his appointment as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). He consults for various national and international bodies including Federal and State Ministries and Agencies, including the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), UNICEF, DFID, the World Bank, among others.

Hon. Justice Amina Adamu Augie. (Member BoT)

Hon. Justice Amina Adamu Augie retired as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in September 2023. Formerly a Justice of the Appeal Court who was appointed a Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2002. She was a former Lecturer at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos between 1984 and 88 as well as a Lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Justice Augie moved to the judiciary after a stint as Senior State Counsel in the Office of the Chief Counsel to President Shehu Shagari in 1982/84. She was Chief Magistrate, Sokoto State Judiciary, 1988 -92; High Court Judge, Sokoto State Judiciary, 1992-2002.

Prof. Oluyinka Esan – Ph.D (Member BoT)

Professor Oluyinka Esan – has a Ph. D in Sociology from University of Glasgow (1993). She is a Professor in Media Studies at the University College, Winchester, UK, with research interest in the impact of the media on society particularly from a development perspective. Her work has focused on the social relevance of media messages, audience reception (women and children), studies on production practices and advocacy on child rights and health issues. She has a broad portfolio of consultancy experience in advocacy and behavior change communication, working with agencies, international bodies and local NGOs in Nigeria.

Prof. Omololu Soyombo – Ph.D (Member BoT)

Prof. Omololu Soyombo Graduated from the University of Lagos with a B.Sc in Sociology in 1977 and obtained his masters degree in Sociology from the University of Essex, England. He is a Professor of Sociology with the Department of Sociology at the University of Lagos; former Managing Director at University of Lagos Consult and former Dean faculty of Social Sciences. Prof. Omololu Soyombo has researched and published extensively, he is also a consultant sociologist for various institutions and Government agencies. He is a member of the Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association and member Integrated Transport Initiative. One of his areas of specialisation is sociology of deviant behaviour in youths.

Dr. Ngo Iyangba – Ph.D (Member BoT)

Dr. Ngo Iyagba graduated from University of Ibadan with an M.B.B.S in 1976 and obtained a fellowship from University of Lagos Teaching Hospital in 1987. Formerly lecturer at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, she is a Fellow of West Africa College of Surgeons (FWACS 1997), Fellow of Nigeria College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FMACO 1987). Dr. Ngo Iyagba is currently Medical Director/Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at the Ultimate Charry Medical Center which is one of the leading gynaecological medical centers in Nigeria. She has a number of articles in her area of specialization. She is also a member of Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Nigeria (SOGON), member of Nigeria Medical Association and member of Nigeria Women Medical Association. She is also very active in sports (Athletics), loves community health delivery programmes and music.

Mrs. Olufunso Owasanoye – Executive Director (Secretary BoT)

Mrs. Olufunso Owasanoye is an Educationist, Child’s Rights advocate, Counselor and a Social Worker; she has a Master’s Degree in Educational Management and Administration and another Masters in Social Work and Community Development. She possesses a Diploma in Adolescent and family counselling (DipSw) and a Diploma in Social work both from the United Kingdom. She is the current Executive Director of the Human Development Initiatives (HDI), and manages the affairs of the organization. She focuses on Children, Youths, Adolescents and families and organizes seminars for Adolescents, School Counselors children and widows. She is the coordinator and facilitator of several student leadership training and capacity building programs. Her hobbies are reading, community service, singing, and teaching.