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Our Team

FOUNDER/CEO

FOLAJIMI MOHAMMED

Folajimi Lai-Mohammed is a two-time Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikeja Constituency 1 (June 2015 to May 2023). He was the Chairman Committee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas from 2015 to 2023 at the Lagos State house of Assembly. During his tenure, he was able to defend and pass the Lagos State Electric Sector Reform Bill into the Law.  Upon passage of the Bill into Law, Lagos State became the Pioneering State for Off-Grid Power Generation in Nigeria. This Bill also set the building blocks for the establishment of an embedded power scheme as well as frameworks for eradicating energy theft in the state. ​ The Lagos State Electric Sector Reform Bill also led to the establishment of new entities such as the Lagos State Electricity Board and The Lagos State Embedded Power Council.

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​In his capacity as the Chairman Committee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Hon. Folajimi Mohammed sponsored a Bill for the Establishment of Lagos State Oil and Gas Producing Regions Development Commission and for Connected Purposes. He received, considered and resolved numerous individual and 'class' petitions which are directly or indirectly related to the Lagos State Electricity and Power Policy with respect to service delivery to the customer's, individual and corporate.

Prior to his assumption of office as a legislator, Hon. Folajimi Mohammed who is a trained lawyer worked at notable commercial and corporate law firms including: Chief FRA Williams, Ajumogobia & Okeke and Jackson, Etti & Edu, where he delivered exemplary expertise in corporate management and counseling.

Following his passion for legal practice, he proceeded to set up a law firm "AETAS" where he is a Partner. He then made a transition into a more traditional role, becoming the Managing Director of Knightsbridge Dredging Limited.

He is currently the Founder of Eco Green Generators Limited, Portland Gas Limited and Flash Gas Limited. ​​He deployed his distinct entrepreneurial prowess, leadership, and accountability, thereby taking the business to admirable level in the industry before he eventually joined public sector.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LUCIA COBBINA SHITTU

Lucia Cobbina works across areas of industries, making high-level decisions in a multitude of contexts, with a background in wealth, business/hospitality advisory services, both in the UK and Nigeria. In addition, she also developed experience in share dealing and customer relations. Her multilingual skills enabled her to tap into international markets, both emerging and advanced. Lucia has undertaken several higher education courses that involved Leadership and Management. She has also graduated with a top Honours in Business Studies which she achieved at London Southbank University.

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CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

MICHELLE EJIOFOR

Michelle Chekume Ejiofor is a Business Leader with multi-sectoral experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Ahmadu Bello University, an MBA from Nigerian Defence Academy and currently undergoing her Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA).  She is a Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) Practitioner and holds other certifications like Scrum Master, ITIL, Cybersecurity (CC), Product Management, CIPM, to mention but a few.

She is an expert in building systems and processes, organizational development, and business analysis that help for sustainable growth. She has a penchant for identifying blind spots that are extremely critical in projects and a strong ability to see deliverables from start to finish in a timely manner however audacious they may seem. She has a resilient and unwavering passion to education and decent work in line with the sustainable development goals 4 & 8, using them as a toolkit for social engineering, monitoring and evaluation. She provides training to small, medium and large organizations on project planning and delivery, research and development as well as organizational behavior. She is a highly motivated individual who thrives in multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment. An excellent team player with strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. She believes in the power of vision and system thinking which she brings to bear in her work and daily life.

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HEAD OF FINANCE

ABIODUN IDAEWOR

Abiodun Idaewor Sadirat is a graduate of Agricultural science (Plant Science) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, and a Chartered Accountant with vast experience in Consulting, Finance, and a strong background in Audit. She has worked with various Audit firms and this makes her stand out professionally as an accountant. She attended the Poise Graduate Finishing Academy, and she is also an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a Graduate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM).

She started her accounting career with Wemida and Co (Chartered Accountants) as a graduate trainee, where she learnt the rudiments of Auditing and Accounting before proceeding to Sunday Akemegoh and Co (Chartered Account) where she rose to the position of Audit Senior before moving to ATANDA Group of companies as a Senior Accountant. She has worked with companies in different sectors which include: Education, consulting, Auditing and financial services before joining Portland Group as Head of Finance.

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OPERATIONS MANAGER, ABUJA

WALTER AKPEKI

Walter Akpeki is a results-oriented professional with over 8 years of diverse experience in the oil & gas industry. His expertise spans across various departments, including administration, operations, finance, project management, and strategy development. Walter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Igbinedion University Okada. He has complemented his academic background with specialized training in key areas of the oil & gas industry such as Oil and Gas Market Overview, Changing Face of Oil and Energy Trading, Price Risk Management, and Project Management. With his comprehensive skill set, including project management, strategic planning, communication, leadership, and budget management, Walter consistently delivers outstanding results. His meticulous attention to detail ensures high-quality outcomes, and his ability to navigate complex negotiations and procurements sets him apart.

In summary, Walter Akpeki is a highly capable professional with a proven track record of success in the oil & gas industry.

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OPERATIONS MANAGER, LAGOS

CHUKWUDI DAVINSON

Chukwudi Davinson graduated as an accountant from the University of Ilorin and holds a National Diploma in Quantity survey and project management and a private Diploma in computer science and management studies. He has invaluable experience as a trained hydraulics and mechanical engineer. His areas of specialization include building engineering, mechanical engineering and technical works. He worked for South East Engineering Technical company, Woolwich Plumstead UK and as an Accounts/Admin manager at Hamza Holdings after which he was a project supervisor and accountant for Bellmarin Logistics, a division of Dangote Group.

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