The firm was established in 1992 and has continued to provide qualitative value added services to its diverse, ever growing clientele in different sectors of the economy. The firm is endowed with highly competent and experienced professionals with a wide exposure to all aspects of accounting, financial management and general business administration.
Our staff have sufficient and relevant qualifications and experience and we thus present some of them to you.
MR ADEGBENGA OLUFEMI BADEJO – BSc (Hons.) FCA, FCTI, ANIM.
A seasoned and versatile Practicing Accountant. He was educated at the Comprehensive High School, Ayetoro, Ogun State and the University of Ibadan, where he graduated with a B.Sc (Hons) in Geography in 1984.
He acquired professional training with an International firm of Chartered Accountants, BDO Binder Balogun Badejo & Co. where he was exposed to specialized audit, accountancy, investigation, taxation and management consultancy services for diverse clients in different sectors of the economy (between 1985 and 1988) and Ayorinde Thomas & Co. (between 1988 and 1991).
He left Ayorinde Thomas & Co. in 1991 where he rose to the position of an Audit Manager. He joined SO&U Ltd. (a leading marketing communications outfit) in 1991 where he rose to the position of Chief Accountant / Head of Admin.
In addition to being a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, he is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management
He has attended several management courses at the prestigious Lagos Business School.
He is currently the Managing Partner of Gbenga Badejo &Co.-Chartered Accountants specializing in Audit, Management Consultancy, Insolvency, Taxation, Corporate re-organisation and restructuring, Mergers and Acquisition.
MR J. ADEGBOYEGA ADEYINKA - HND (BUS. ADMIN.), FCA, ACTI.
Mr J.Adegboyega Adeyinka, an able and experienced accountant graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from the Yaba College of Technology Lagos in 1984 and became an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 1992. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
Before becoming a member of the Institute he had his professional training in the firms of Femi Otitoola & Co. and Adeyinka Oguntuga & Co. during which period he rose to the position of Audit manager and handled successfully numerous audit taxation and consultancy assignments. He joined the firm in 1996.
MR TOLULOPE V. ADEGBIE B.Sc (Hons.), M.Sc
Mr Tolu Adegbie holds a B.Sc Economics degree from University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) and an M.Sc in Banking and Finance from University of Ibadan. He also has two diplomas in credit management and administration from the CITIBANK
school of Banking, New York.
He has over sixteen years experience in the banking industry and he was at various times Head Energy Desk, Head Aviation Desk, Manager corporate banking, Manager Idumota Branch, Manager Victoria Island Branch, Deputy Treasurer, Head private banking, Group head Consumer Banking, Regional Manager Lagos region, Regional Manager western region. He has attended numerous training courses both locally and abroad in practically every facet of Banking and Investments. He worked at different times with National Bank Nigeria Limited, Societe Generale Bank (Nigeria) Limited, Assurance Bank Nigeria Limited, and Equitorial Trust Bank Limited.
He is also the author of “A DECADE OF DREAMS”, a collection of poems.
Completed and opened the entertainment company that has been under construction (for 4years), within seven months, by providing managerial and financial competence services to the promoter. Put together the management team of expatriates and Nigerians to run the company Assisted the financial consultant in Securing and ensuring necessary funding to complete the project ($2.9million).
Assisted in the setting up of structures, budget, and quality control standards for the Hotel and entertainment company.
Worked with a team to Re-engineer the whole financial structure of the company based on best industry practices and shareholder value maximization (Debt – Equity swap). As Chairman of each due diligence committee (Financial, legal, technical & Character due diligence) during the Debt - Equity swap consummation. So is familiar with the process, procedure and best practice of buy in and buy out of companies. Has been involved in the negotiation of International Entertainment Contracts of names like MTV Base & MNET leading to the successful hosting of their shows.
He is very familiar with international contract negotiations He has attended numerous finance and management courses both locally and abroad. He also attended Credit Risk Analysis and Management course organized by GT Bank, New York in 2001 and was adjudged The Strongest Participant in the Group consisting of an international class from 10 countries at CITI Bank school of Banking, New York.
MR BAYO ATEKOJA
Mr. Bayo Atekoja is the Platinum Business Partner to Sage Pastel and Powersoft Integrated Solutions- Developers of an Enterprise ERP with over 15 years of implementation experience in ERP.
Mr. Adesuyi is an Alumnus of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, He holds a Bsc. Degree in Banking and Finance and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Gbenga Badejo & Co(Chartered Accountants) and is responsible for the Planning and review of all audit, tax and consulting assignments, conduct of forensic audit and investigation and Co-ordination of training programmes and other ancillary responsibilities.
He had earlier worked as Head, Finance and Admin, Regency Assets Management Ltd and was responsible for all financial and administrative functions (i.e. Preparation of Management Account, Returns to Statutory Bodies and general office functions).Treasury/Fund management both in Capital Market and Money Market. Preparation of strategic management report in line with Marketing, Research, Capital Market processes. Liaise with external bodies on matters related issues e.g. SEC, External auditor, NSE, Tax Authorities & other capital market operators.
MR. KEHINDE OSHO
Mr.Osho holds an MBA degree in Financial Management from Lagos State University, He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.
He has held several managerial positions in various companies including Allied Biscuit Company Ltd , Northwest Communications Ltd, Hensmor Company Ltd, Mopheth Nigeria Ltd, among others .He has over 15 years of experience in Accounting, Taxation, Auditing, Consultancy, Personnel and Turn Around Management.
He is currently an Audit Manager with Gbenga Badejo & Co. (Chartered Accountants).
OTHER TECHNICAL STAFF
1. MR. NURUDEEN AYINLA – B. Sc. Accounting, ACA
2. MR. WALE BHADMUS -HND Accounting, ACA
3. MR. MR.WEMIMO OLAWALE – HND Accounting, ACA
4. MISS HAFSAT ADEKOYA – B.Sc. Accounting , ACA
5. MR. ABDULLATEEF ABIOLA – AAT, ACA
6. MRS. DOVE F. AKINADEWO – HND Business Admin, MNIM, ACA
7. MR. FATAI OLANREWAJU -B.Sc. Geography, ACA, MBA.
8. MR. OPEYEMI ESAN – B.Sc. Accounting
9. MR. JIMI OBASAN – HND, Marketing, ACA
10. MR. JOSHUA ASHIMOLOWO – B.Sc. Accounting
11. MR. KAYODE ABORISHADE -B.Sc. Accounting
12. MR. GAFAR ADEDIRAN -B.Sc. Maths
13. TEKA MENSAH JOSEPH – B.Sc. Accounting
14. MISS AFOLAKE D. ADENIJI -B.Sc. Finance, AAT
NON – TECHNICAL STAFF
1. MR. AKEEM O. AREMU – EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
2. MR. SULAIMAN AUDU – ADMIN OFFICEER