Governing Board/Council

Akinselure Victor
Fire Chief
(Board Chairman)

A Retired Fire Manager & Safety Consultant with over 30 years of experience in aviation fire safety and various training consultancies in the oil and gas industries and the constructions industry. He served as the Fire Chief/Station Commander, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, and was one-time Acting General Manager, Aerodrome Rescue & Fire Fighting Service (ARFFS), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

John O. Ekpe
Fire Chief
(Member)

A Fire Manager & Safety Consultant with over 20 years of experience in aviation fire safety and various training consultancies in the oil and gas industries and the constructions industry. He is a certified Instructor and currently the General Manager, Aerodrome Rescue & Fire Fighting Service (ARFFS), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

Olurotimi Aderemi
Fire Chief
(Member)

A Fire Manager & Safety Consultant with over 20 years of experience in aviation fire safety and various training consultancies in the oil and gas industries and the constructions industry. He has been actively involved in the training program of over 1000 emergency response staff in the aviation and oil & gas sector. A graduate of chemistry from the University of Lagos with a master's in Environmental Management. Also served as an Aviation Fire & Safety Consultant in the training of the staff of SAIPEM, TRANSOCEAN, Nigeria Liquefied Gas, Bristol Helicopter, DANA Aviation, Mobil Nigeria, British Airways, Nigeria College of Aviation technology, Caverton Helicopter and Nigerian Navy.

Odugbemi Adebola
Fire Chief
(Member)

A Fire Manager & Safety Consultant with over 20 years of experience. He is a graduate of zoology from the University of Lagos with a post-graduate Diploma in Health, safety and Environmental Management. Trained Fire Officer and Instructor by the International Fire Training Center (IFTC) TEESSIDE, UK. He has been actively involved in the training program of over 1000 emergency response staff of the Airport Authority of Nigeria. Also serve as a Fire & Safety Consultant in the training of the staff of SAIPEM, TRANSOCEAN, Nigeria Liquefied Gas, Bristol Helicopter, DANA Aviation, Mobil Nigeria, British Airways, Nigeria College of Aviation technology, Caverton Helicopter, Nigerian Navy and Akwa Ibom State Airport to mention a few.

Olayiwola Sokoya-Olayinka
Rtd. Fire Chief
(Member)

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and two master’s degrees in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and Occupational Health & Safety Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA. Ola started his career as an Airport Fire & Safety Officer in 2002 at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and grew through the ranks to become an Airport Fire Safety Chief during his years of service in Nigeria. He also worked as a Fire & Safety Consultant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for two years. He is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and currently works as an Environmental Health & Safety Professional.

Ajose Adedayo Aderemi
Rtd. Fire Chief
(Member)

Rtd. Lagos State Fire Service Director.

Michael James Mbaka
(M.Sc, AIFireE, FIFEN, OSHA)
(Member)

Michael holds a Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Fire Safety Engineering from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in Preston, UK, and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Industrial Design from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. With a career spanning over 17 years, he has gained extensive experience in various roles, including a trained firefighter who rose to the rank of Chief Airport Fire Officer, a fire safety engineer, a fire risk assessor, and a fire instructor. Michael has actively contributed to emergency operations and firefighting/safety training of emergency responders at the Airport Authority in Nigeria. He serves as a fire and safety consultant to various clients, such as Mobil Nigeria, Intel Logistics Services, Industrial Training Fund, and Nigeria College of Aviation Technology. Michael also provides specialized fire safety engineering consultancy services to numerous companies, leveraging his specialized knowledge and skills.