Meet the ELITE MAFETF Board Members

Dr Michael Atkin Faleye


The Ingenious IT Guru


It takes only an exceptional genius to make impressive career switches with commensurate zeal and expertise in every chosen area of specialization. 

Dr. Michael Atkin Faleye could be described as a man of many parts, and all of his component parts collectively exude the ingenious characterization of an enigmatic personality. 


A Nigeria born British National, Faleye went to Methodist primary school, Yaba, Lagos-State then did his secondary school at CMS grammar school, Akoka, Lagos-state before attending University of Ibadan where he read Sociology and graduated in 1984 before going to read Law at the Ogun State University, graduating in 1989 with an LLB Degree in Law. To Dr. M. A. Faleye, these academic qualifications were not enough to fulfil his life ambitions, so he left Nigeria for Europe in search of greener pastures. He went to the United Kingdom and immediately made himself economically and technically relevant in the UK. He acquired some necessary certifications, especially in the IT sector, and later became a toast of most UK’s corporate entities. He has worked in a number of UK’s corporate organizations, notable among which include: Logica UK Ltd, a leading IT and Business Service company,  Verizon Business as the Application Support Consultant/Unix & DB Administrator 


His other employers include: Agilisys (HFBP) UK Ltd and was Aircom International,  as UNIX System Administrator/DBA, TEOCO Corporation, as Application Support Consultant/Unix & DBA Admin/Linux Admin, Kantar Media (Part of WPP), as Application Support Consultant/Unix, Credit Suisse AG (Zurich Switzerland) via HCL Technologies Ltd,  as Application Support Consultant/UNIX & DBA,  Parity Plc. (on BAT Plc. (British American Tobacco) Managed Services), appointed as Senior  Analyst/UNIX & DB Administrator/ Linux Admin, Pirean (UK) Ltd (Subsidiary of Exostar (USA) LLC),  as Senior Consultant MS, PS and Application Support), PSR (DfE) Department for Education,  as Consultant, Home-Office via IBM as Oracle OCI Linux System Administrator


Despite the fact that Michael Atkin Faleye is a lawyer by training and sociologists by academic discipline, his passion for IT has overshadowed his expertise in other areas of professional calling. He has devoted all his time, energy, and resources to the development of IT and computer sciences. His treasure chest of credentials is replete with various certifications in IT and other fields.


With a view to giving back to the Nigeria Nation. In the year 2004 Michael Atkin Faleye inaugurated MAFETF (Michael Atkin Faleye Educational Trust Foundation) which is a charity Educational Trust Fund Entity primarily aimed to assist Brilliant and Serious children with absolute disregard to gender/ race/ or ethnicity, (studying a professional university courses / discipline). Those whose parents or guardian could not afford to pay for their university education (offer of training scholarship up to PHD level if desired by the candidate) in a recognized Nigeria state or federal university. This MAFETF was also geated to create a network of future leaders who are committed to improving the lives of others in their respective communities.


This said MAFETF that started with a full scholarship for just eight candidates then, remained steadfast to date from over two decades years ago with a full scholarship for over forty candidates on board as of today. 
Dr. Michael Atkin Faleye is currently in the UK Consulting for the Public Sector.

European American University extols the sterling qualities and achievements of Michael Atkin Faleye and confers on him with the prestigious Honourary Doctorate Degree of Science (D.Sc.) Honoris Causa in Information Technology (IT) and Corporate Governance with all its rights and privileges.



Dr. Michael Atkin Faleye (BSc, LLB, ILM, DSc).

Sobowale Oladipo Samuel was born on the 11th October 1962 to the family of David Adetayo Sobowale and Margaret Olaneye Sobowale, both deceased.  He attended Methodist  Primary School Yaba Lagos 1967 to 1974. He then went on to CMS Grammar School Bariga Lagos in 1974 to 1983 and then Ogun State University Ago Iwoye as part of the pioneering law set. Nigerian Law School V. I. Lagos 1987 to 1988. 2001 National Institute of Sports Surulere. Football Coaching Certificate.

He's always been in private and corporate Law practice. Married to his heart throb Olatunde Opeyemi Beatrice of the JFK Osibodu dynasty - a Lawyer by profession and now a serving Judge of the Ogun State  High Court of Justice. He is blessed with two lovely daughters.


Barrister Dipo Sobowale

Barrister Dipo Sobowale


Professor Mrs Kemi Ayanleye



Dr Oluwakemi Amudat Ayanleye is a lecturer in the Department of Business and Industrial Law, Faculty of Law, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Nigeria. Dr Ayanleye obtained her LL.B from then Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University) in 1988 and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. She holds an LL.M. degree of Olabisi Onabanjo University and a PhD in Law from Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State. Before joining the academia, she was in active legal practice. She joined the services of OOU in 2007. She is a former Sub Dean of the Faculty of Law (2011 – 2016), Head, Department of Business and Industrial Law (2016-2017), Sub Dean Postgraduate Faculty of Law (2023 to date) and has served the university in several other capacities. 
Dr Ayanleye is a consummate teacher and researcher who has attended and presented papers at national and international fora some of which are fully sponsored seminars and workshops. These include the prestigious Harvard Law School’s Institute of Global Law and Policy’s (IGLP) Workshop, at Hamad bin Khalifa  University, Doha, Qatar, IGLP Conference at Harvard Law School, USA  and  the Association of African Scholars United Kingdom (ASAUK) and British Academy Training and Development/Writing Workshop for Early Career Researchers at the British Academy/University of Ghana, Legon, Accra Ghana. She is a Co-Recipient of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) 2011/2012-2014 Merged Research Project Intervention Fund grant for a project titled “Integration of the Economies of West African Countries through a Uniform Sale of Goods Law”.  She has to her credit several publication in reputable journals and books. She was a Reviewer of the Age of Human Rights Journal, University of Jaen, Spain and Research and Innovation Initiative Open Journals.
Dr Ayanleye is very passionate about the welfare of her students. Through her initiative, the Faculty commenced the distribution of relief packages for students during examinations in the 2017/2018 session and the practice has been sustained since then. She has sourced for funds for the payment of school fees of many indigent students both at OOU and also in the Law School. Dr Ayanleye is a life coach who continues to mentor many of these students beyond their stay in the university.
Dr Ayanleye is a member of the Board Michael Atkins Faleye Educational Trust Fund (MAFETF). She was the Chairperson of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Ogun State Branch (2022-2023). She is the Vice President OSU/OOU Law Alumni Association, and also Secretary, Welfare Committee of OSU/OOU Law Alumni Association. She is the Chairperson of Women Advisory Committee, Odogbolu Muslim Community and Matron, Al-Muminaat, (the Believing Women) Organisation, Remo Zone, Ogun State.


Dr Kemi Ayanleye

Dr. Adebodun Sanyaolu is a Versatile Business Development Strategist with almost four decades of hands-on experience
in business re-engineering and strategic implementation of business growth plans. He is a resourceful Business Manager and Certified Trainer with local and international accreditations from the Centre for Management Development (CMD) and Development Dimensions Inc. (DDI). 



▪Certified Management Trainer-Centre for Management Development (CMD)

▪Certified A.L.E Practitioner

▪Certified Facilitator -Development Dimensions Inc.(DDI).


Functional Expertise:

▪Leadership Development & Capacity Building

▪Business Re-engineering & Development

▪Sales and Marketing Management

▪Strategic Performance Management

▪Strategic Planning

▪Client Relationship Management initiatives


Selected Relevant Experience:

▪Adebodun’s extensive career of over two decades with Pfizer Incorporation USA multinational companies (Pfizer products Plc and Livestock Feeds Plc.) provided consistent opportunities for the acquisition of hands-on experience and implementation of Strategic Business Management, Culture Change and Capacity Building Initiatives.

▪With over ten years’ experience as Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development (with overall responsibilities for Sales, Marketing and Strategic Business Development) in Nigeria , Africa and Middle East, he commands good understanding of diverse people management skills.

▪Essentially, he has been actively engaged in the provision of strategic business turnaround management services for the revitalization of distressed or ailing enterprises using appropriate business models for financial re-structuring and business re-engineering.


▪He is an accomplished A.L.E (Adult Learning Experience) Practitioner and brings significant experience into learning and capacity building facilitation in the areas of Leadership and Visioning, Sales and Marketing Management, Strategic Performance Management, Strategic Planning and Client Relationship Management initiatives.


▪Adebodun is very passionate about passing on knowledge to his audience and this he brings to bear on numerous speaking and facilitation engagements. He is on the faculties of Human Capital Consulting Deloitte & Touche, West Africa, NNPC Leadership Academy, H.Pierson and others. He is actively involved in capacity building programs and has trained multiple stakeholders across different levels on various topics and initiatives


Dr Adebodun Sanyaolu

Dr Adebodun Sanyaolu


Mr Seyi Solesi



In Mr Oluwaseyi Solesi, you will find a results-driven professional with a strong knowledge of database development methodologies, especially in education and health care domains, conducting research on market competitors, gathering insights, and compiling comprehensive business requirement catalogues.

Oluwaseyi is a Business Analayst and Certified Proficiency as Scrum Master (PSM). He holds a Bachelor's degrees in Accounting from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria and a Diploma in Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University. During his undergraduate days, he led in several leadership capacities among which was National President of National Fellowship of Foursquare Student (NaFFS).

He was also the State President of NIgeria Christian Corpers Fellowship (NCCF) Lagos 2010/2011 during his service year. He is the Author of 'Victories in Crisis' a transformation book that guides anyone on how to overcome and thrive in crisis. He is the Director of GEMCARE SCHOOLS and CEO of Passion Plum Enterprises. He is an associate Pastor and Director of Service Group of Royalty Christian Centre; a fast-growing Church in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently Lead Pastor for Home of Greatness (a branch of Royal Christian Centre) in the UK.

He was the first Administrator of MAFETF (a charitable organisation which assists brilliant and determined champions to achieve their academic dreams up to PhD degree qualification if desired). Whilst he was in this role, he wore many hats all at once; as an Administrator for the Educational arm, Compassionate arm, Empowerment arm, CSR arm of the MAFETF Foundation. He also acted to give pastoral care support for troubled minds on issues outside of financial provisions as well as give career counselling and fatherly guidance. It is worth of note that with each hat comes the seamless need of switching mindsets to operate. He continues to function in these mentioned roles to date apart from the four different MAFETF administrative arms (which are geo-advantageous).

He is a Relationship and Leadership Coach. A host of 'MAKING WINNING DECISIONS IN LIFE & RELATIONSHIP' which is a weekly video telecast and daily quote forum that brings hope to the hopeless across the globe.

He is happily married to an amiable, godly, beautiful and virtuous lady; Princess Mrs Adenike Solesi.

Kind regards,

Mr Oluwaseyi Solesi

Adewale Adepegba is a Nigerian-born British national and a Nigerian prince with a rich educational and professional background. 


His academic journy began at Ifako African Church Primary School in Lagos State, Nigeria, followed by secondary education at St.Peter's College in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He completed his A-levels at Comprehensive High School in Ayetoro, Ogun State. Adepegba then attended the prestigious University of Ibadan, earning a Bachelor of Science (with Honors) degree in Sociology. 


In 1989, he relocated to the United Kingdom, where he pursued a Master of Business Administration (with Honors) degree at the University of Hertfordshire. 

With over two decades of professional experience, Adepegba spent 26 years at Transport for London, serving as Revenue Manager. During his tenure, he developed expertise in mediation and became a qualified mediator, utilizing his exceptional active listening skills to resolve dispute and facilitate effective communication.

Throughout his career, Adepegba has demonstrated a commitment to excellence, dedication, and a passion for mentoring and mediation.


His unique blend of academic and professional experience has equipped with a distinctive perspective and expertise, making him a valuable asset in various professional settings.


Prince Adewale Adepegba is also a prolific Author of over four decades. 


Prince Adewale Adepegba (B.Sc, MBA)

Prince Adewale Adepegba


Mr Olufemi Akintunde Faleye


Olufemi Faleye holds an MBA (Business Administration), Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing (PGD), and BSc in Biochemistry. He also holds a Diploma in Professional Marketing (CIM-UK), Post Graduate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics from University of Texas, Austin, USA. He is also a licensed Health and Life insurance producer (Maryland, USA), licensed home improvement sales consultant (Maryland, USA) and an oracle certified professional (OCP 10g retired version). He is a current student at Prince Georges Community College, Largo, Maryland- USA, showcasing his dedication to continuous learning and professional development. With this solid educational background, he brings a wealth of strategic insight and business acumen to the table. Olufemi is adept at leveraging his knowledge to drive growth and profitability in diverse business environments.


His career is characterized by a track record of success in business management and sales .His skills are well demonstrated in his over 18 years in different industries ranging from Telecommunication ( Globacom Limited, Nigeria and Comcast Xfinity, USA), Food/beverage ((Cadbury Nigeria Plc , Nigeria(Mondelez International), and Brew Dr Kombucha, USA)) Healthcare (Rx Savers, USA), Tobacco (Altria Group, USA), Insurance (Family First Life Insurance, USA), retail industries( Brew Dr Kombucha, USA) and home improvement industries ( Sunrise Solar, Leaf Filter, USA). Olufemi has demonstrated his ability to navigate complex challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities. He is known for his innovative approach to problem-solving and his commitment to achieving tangible results. With his leadership skills and analytical mindset, Olufemi is an asset to any organization looking to thrive in today's competitive landscape.



Mr Olufemi Akintunde Faleye

Mr Omotayo is a highly accomplished and experienced professional with both a Master's degree (MSc) in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Political Science from the University of Lagos (UNILAG), and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). 


Omotayo has a strong background in administration, customer service and education. He is an established and dedicated results-driven individual. As a respected leader, he served as a Special Project Co-ordinator for MAFETF, where he leveraged and continues to leverage his expertise to drive strategic initiatives and projects. His experience spans various industries; be it the public or private sector, including finance (First Bank Nigeria Plc), Education (Lagos State Ministry of Education, SUBEB Maryland) and mortgage services (The Jackal Mortgage Ventures) etc. 

Mr Omotayo's expertise includes administration and management, customer service and relations, education and training, leadership and team management,strategic planning and implementation. His commitment to honesty, hard work, and responsibility to obligation has earned him a reputation as an achhiever beating all odds, a goal-getter, despite prevailing obstacles, a winner and a trusted and reliable professional.

In his role as Special Project Co-ordinator, he has demonstrated very high degrees of dedication to the delivery of high-impacting and organisational critical projects that drove positive changes and growth. Mr Omotayo's passion for excellence, team work and his collaborative approach to any project has made him a valuable asset to the MAFETF board and the other organisations he is working for or any organisation he has ever served.


Warm regards,


Omotayo Oguntunbo Julius (BSc, MSc, PGDE)

Mr Omotayo 



Mr Kehinde Taoheed Saka


In the realm of data analysis and strategic planning, there exists a rare breed of individuals who possess not only technical prowess but also a keen understanding of market dynamics and business strategy.


Mr. Saka Kehinde Taoheed epitomizes this unique blend of skills and expertise. A native of Ogun State, Nigeria, he embarked on his academic journey at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he earned a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science before obtaining a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Computer Science from Al-Hikmah University.


Mr. Kehinde's career trajectory is a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence and continuous learning. He has garnered extensive experience in sales analysis, strategic planning, and market research, working with esteemed organizations such as Mondelez International (Cadbury Nigeria Plc) and Foremost Radiology Consultants Limited.


As a Sales Analyst at Mondelez International, Mr. Kehinde played a pivotal role in driving revenue growth and optimizing sales performance. He leveraged his expertise in data analysis and forecasting to identify trends, uncover insights, and inform strategic decision-making. His contributions were instrumental in achieving significant revenue targets and fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the sales team.


Prior to his role at Mondelez International, Mr. Kehinde served as a Business Data Analyst at Foremost Radiology Consultants Limited, where he excelled in analyzing market trends, evaluating business performance, and providing actionable recommendations. His keen analytical skills and attention to detail enabled him to uncover valuable insights that informed key business decisions and drove organizational success.


In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mr. Kehinde is also deeply passionate about giving back to his community. He has served as the Administrator and Chief Finance Officer at the Michael Atkin Faleye Educational Trust Foundation (MAFETF), where he played a key role in providing educational opportunities to underprivileged children in Nigeria. Mr. Kehinde managed all the day-to-day running of the organization and also spearheaded the design and development of the company website, showcasing his multifaceted talents and dedication to the organization's mission.


Mr. Saka Kehinde Taoheed's commitment to excellence, strategic acumen, and passion for making a positive impact exemplify the values of MAFETF. As a Sales Analyst, he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the organization, contributing to its mission of empowering future leaders and improving lives in communities across Nigeria.




Mr. Saka Kehinde Taoheed (Sales Analyst)