Senator R. Adesoji Akanbi is the Group Executive Chairman of the Board. He obtained a Certificate in Business Administration from West London Business School, a Diploma in Business Administration from the Centre for Marketing & Management Studies, London and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Financial management option) from Kingston University, UK. He is a member of the British Institute of Management (BIM) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
He was a member of the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1992-1993), where he was a Chairman Sub-Committee on Customs and Excise and a Special Adviser on Industry and Economic Matters to the Oyo State Governor (1999-2003). A district Ex-parliamentarian and politician, an erudite scholar and versatile business man, he is a member of the Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce, the Nigeria-American Chamber of Commerce.
He sits on top of numerous companies in Nigeria and abroad. Some of which include Dynasty Airline Management Ltd., Al-Furqaan Hajj & Umrah Services, Saturn Epic Construction Engineers Ltd., R.S.I. Investment & Trust Ltd., TARIKIS Nigeria Limited, M.A.C. International, London. Senator Akanbi is a devout Muslim and a founding member of Nasrul-L-Fatihi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT). He is the Chairman, Board of Trustees of M.O. Akanbi Islamic Foundation, towards
Mrs. Zhikrah Aduke Afolake Akanbi is the Group Managing Director/CEO of Libragold Travels & Tours Ltd, which is the parent company of Libragold International Relations Consulting, Libragold Tour Brokers Ltd, Al-Furqaan Hajj & Umrah Services, LTG Image Makers and Dynasty Airline Management Ltd. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and has to her credit over five (5) years experience in the Banking Industry, which she spent with Devcom Merchants Bank, Everest Finance Ltd., and Trans International Bank Plc.
She is an experienced Human Resource Manager and International Relations Consultant. She is a Board Member of the Hospitality and Tourism Committee of the Nigeria-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), Board Member of the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee of the Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), an active member of the Nigeria-South African Chamber of Commerce and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
Mrs. Folake Akanbi is a versatile businesswoman of high repute, an erudite scholar of international repute and a good writer. Mrs. Akanbi has just completed a publication on “Positioning Nigeria on the Global Terrain”. She is currently putting together her resources and manpower for the production of “Tourism in Nigeria”. She also writes Keeping Faith with Allah, Muslim Wisdom and Divine Happiness using inspirational Quran and Hadith quotations.
Mrs. Folake Akanbi is a devout Muslim and founding member of Nasrul-L-Fatihi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) and staunch member of Yusrulah Society of Nigeria. She is the initiator and Chairperson, working committee of M.O. Akanbi Islamic Foundation, towards propagating Education and Welfare in Islam. She is also the initiator and President of the Corporate Women in Islam (CWI).
Mrs. Folake Akanbi (Nee Kunle Abdul) is happily married with children. She is of good parental and educational background. She is an ex-student of International School, University of Ibadan, a great Osite (Ogun State University) and an Alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS). She is well exposed and has travelled wide. A loving and caring woman, she combines her intellect and skill to be a successful wife, mother and corporate woman. This rare quality she possesses, has won her family several awards. She is a gentle lover of children and holds an ace to solving any difficulties any client could have.