Omotayo Ajani, a ‘University Scholar’ has his first degree in Accounting from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He is an Experienced Corporate & Investment Banking professional with skills required to originate, execute and monitor transactions across the entire value chain, via product knowledge, relationship and people management.
‘Tayo’s first stint in Travels Management started when he was a Relationship Director, Transport & Aviation at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA). Then, he was directly responsible for managing the needs of Foreign & Nigerian Airlines, Travel Agents and the IATA relationships which was just starting in Nigeria. The idea of starting Thrive Travels & Tours Limited is driven by his wealth of knowledge and keen interest in Travels Management business.
He features over 23 years working experience (mostly as Head, Corporate Bank) with different foreign & Nigerian Financial Institutions including Citibank, Access Bank, UBA, Oceanic/Ecobank and Keystone Bank.
‘Tayo is a Full Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Scotland. Also, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration.
Oluwatoyin Adewuyi holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Transport
Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho with
specialization on Aviation and Maritime. She has Diploma in Foundation on
Travel and Tourism (IATA). She also has Master’s degree in Transportation
Planning and Management from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Toyin has worked with different organizations in the Financial Institutions,
Transportation and Maritime sectors ranging from Sterling Bank Plc, Bollore
Africa Logistics (SDV), Lagos State Ministry of Transportation and Vehicle
Licensing and Inspection office. She has taken several training in the areas
of Travels, Tourisms, Airfares and Ticketing, IATA/UFTAA. She’s also an
expert on all GDS portal.
Her interest in Transportation Management, Travels and Tourism started from
the youthful years. Hence, her decision to choose a related career path as
reflected in the educational background and work experience. Oluwatoyin was
recently appointed as an Executive Director of Thrive Travels & Tours Limited.
OLALEKAN ADESINA ADELEKE
Olalekan Adesina Adeleke holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial and Production Engineering from University of Ibadan, the Nigerian premier higher institution. He also holds an MBA degree from the prestigious Robert Gordon University Business School, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. He has over 15 years working experience in leading brands like Ecobank Plc (the Pan African Bank), Conoil Plc (formerly National Oil Plc) and Pricedove Energy Limited before veering into private business.
He is the founder & MD/CEO of Whitebricks Construction Limited (a property development & marketing company). He is also a member of Board of Directors of other companies like Cocoon Oil & Gas Limited, Cocoon Midstream Specialties Limited, Laykcan Global Services Limited and Paradise Forex BDC Limited.
Tokunbo Abiola Olayiwola holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from Federal University of Technology Minna. She has garnered over 8 years working experience with leading Insurance and financial Institution.
Tokunbo started her Insurance career with Mutual Benefits Insurance Plc where she played a key role in business development in the Ikoyi region. She had also handled different Marketing and Business Development functions while working Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc. Her experience spans across Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Business Development and Financial Management. Tokunbo is also an Executive Director on the board of Paradise Forex BDC Limited.
We value team work. We are confident we have the right team in place to deliver world class service to our numerous clients
HEAD, BRANDING & CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Oluwafolakemi Adekoya holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Plant Biology from University of Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK where she also holds has a Certificate in Professional Marketing.
‘Folakemi started her career in 2014 as an intern at C&F Porter Novelli, a public relations agency where she grew interest in communications. She has over 5 years’ experience in corporate communications, brand management, content development, public relations and marketing communications across online and offline platforms.
She is currently the Head, Branding & Content Management of Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited where she manages the company’s digital media platforms and branding activities.
Kazeem Busari, a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting from Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja, Kogi State.
Kazeem started had his Industrial Training in 2012 as an Inventory Control and Invoicing, Keeping accounting record through sage software at Fidson Pharmaceutical Company.
Kazeem’s first stint Travel Started while acting as a Direct Sales Agent/Travel consultants of Wakanow.com Limited in 2016, creating corporate travel packages, marketing and selling travel products. He is currently a Ticketing & Reservation Officer at Thrive Travels & Tours Limited.
Yakub Mariam, holds a National Diploma in Mass Communication from Kwara State Polytechnic.
She started her career during her SIWES at Bond FM, where she served as a media assistant in the news room. Prior to joining Thrive Travels & Tours Limited, she worked as an assistant secretary and teacher in Ikhwan school, Lagos.
She is currently a management trainee at Thrive Travels & Tours Limited.