Our Team

Oluwayemisi Joy

Oluwayemisi Joy

Executive Director
Yemisi works full time and oversees the day-to-day activity of CIAGED. Her background in nursing sciences has imbued her with knowledge to impact on lives through her leadership of the organisation. She is a  registered nurse and mid-wife with operational license from the Nursing Council of Nigeria. Yemisi has experiences in behavioural change sciences, HIV-AIDS...
Lazarus Ruben Yarima

Lazarus Ruben Yarima

Private Sector Advisor
A development expert and a certified Engineer by profession. He has expertise in Projects Management, Private Sector Development and coaching/mentorship. He studied at Ahmadu Bello University, Arthur D Little, Boston Mass (USA) and Private Development Corporation of Philippines. He is a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Certified microfinance training service provider and Senior member of...
Akinwekomi Olalekan Emmanuel

Akinwekomi Olalekan Emmanuel

Programme Manager, Agribusiness, PPP & Value Chain Development
Emmanuel, A.O. is an Executive Member, Association of Business Development Professionals in Nigeria (ABDPIN) and an Associate Member (AMNIM) Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) with many years consulting experience in Agribusiness, Agriculture Value Chain Development, Public Private Partnership (PPP) Advisory Services and Community Development Services. As part of his professional work experience, he has trained...
Titilope Ojo

Titilope Ojo

Programme Manager, Youth & Gender Development
Titi Ojo is an SME expert and Entrepreneurship development practitioner with professional experiences spanning Information Technology, Business Advisory, Training, Technical Projects and Strategic Leadership. She is a Hubert Humphrey Fellow, an award from the US government that recognizes professionals and their impact in leadership & public service. She had her Fulbright program at the prestigious...
Olaniyi Ojo Johnson

Olaniyi Ojo Johnson

Medical Advisor
Johnson is a medical practitioner and senior Registrar with speciality in family medicine and also studied International Development with Andrews University (USA). He regularly volunteers to get involved in activities of CIA-GED in some locations in Nigeria. He is an added value in field activities related to health issues; such as HIV-AIDS awareness/mainstreaming, backstopping on...
Caleb Olanipekun

Caleb Olanipekun

Program Officer
Caleb Olanipekun is an Educationist and a Biologist with Bachelor of Science in Education. A full time staff and the Program Office of CIA-GED in charge field activities. Caleb is a practical oriented person with many years of experience in development of training modules that are tailor-made based on need, field reality and local context....