Mr. Adetola A. Atekoja, B.Sc, FCA, FCS.

Mr Atekoja is the Chairman, Maritime Microfinance Bank Limited.

He is an Alumnus of both Obafemi Awolowo University (University of Ife), Ile-Ife, State of Osun, and Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, USA.

He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and Chartered Institute of Taxation.

His work experience of over 3 decades covered Public Practice and Consulting (with the prestigious firm, KPMG), Industrial, Financial Services and Public sectors of the Nigerian economy.

He was the immediate past Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Nigerian Ports Authority. He served on the boards of Lagos Channel Management Co. Ltd, Bonny Channel Co. Ltd, Continental Shipyard Limited and Metropolitan Insurance Co. Ltd and was a member of several Government Committees in the Maritime Industry.

Currently, He is a Non-Executive Director, Heritage Banking Co. Ltd and heads the Board Credit Committee.


Mr. Akinola Bolaji

Mr. Bolaji Akinola is the CEO of Nigeria’s leading maritime media firm, Ships & Ports Communication Company Limited.

He holds several academic qualifications including MBA of the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS) and Masters in Transport Management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH). He is the President, Executive MBA 15 Alumni Class of LBS.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of the maritime industry, Akinola has been honoured by different organisations and institutions including as Fellow of five leading maritime institutions namely Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS), Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria (CISN), Port & Terminal Management Academy of Nigeria (POTEMAN), Nigerian Institute of Air Travel and Maritime Studies and the Institute of Logistics and Administration.

Mr. Bolaji Akinola is very vast in shipping matters and consults for multinational organisations in the maritime industry.


Mr. Ogbeide, Benson Ikhide

Mr. Ogbeide Benson is a graduate of the University of Benin, a Chartered Accountant and an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation, with 15 years experience spanning from Banking, Procurement, Construction and Project Management.

He has undertaken several courses in Public Private Partnership (PPP), Finance and Business Process Re-engineering in Nigeria and Overseas – University of Wisconsin, USA, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain among others.

He holds an Executive MBA from the prestigious Lagos Business School.


Lami Lois Tsakma

Lami Lois Tsakma is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of La-mira Project Solutions Limited, a parent company with 2 subsidiaries; Visible Changes, a cosmetology consulting firm and lamsgiftedhands a Confectionery outfit.

She obtained her Banking and Finance Degree from University of Maiduguri in 1994, and an Executive Masters Degree from the prestigious Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University in 2011.

Immediately after her NYSC, she decided to be a full time entrepreneur, hence her decision to travel to Houston and Dallas Texas in 1995 to brush up her skills in cosmetology and sugar craft.

She has over 18years work experience in beauty consultancy, confectionery, and business development.

Lami is a mentor and has trained a number of upcoming entrepreneurs in business development and strategy.
She is a member of the Women in Business Nigeria(WIMBIZ), International Cake Exploration Society(ICES), Shanghai Club, Lagos Business School Chapter and also an alumni of the Pan Atlantic University.

  Mrs Adetoro Suleiman

Mrs Adetoro Suleiman holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Management information system from the Metropolitan State University, St Paul, MN USA and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from University of Liverpool.

She has acquired over 12 years of experience in the Accounting field and over 8 years of management experience in diverse the Power and Maritime Sector of the economy.

She is currently the Senior Manager finance at ENL Consortium LTD, and a Director at K.T. Maxx Nig. LTD, Sakdale International Services LTD and Aquapearls Ventures.

Mrs Adetoro Suleiman is also an Informative and persuasive Public Speaker and Presenter.