CITATION OF OTHNIEL MICHAEL DAMILOLA OLUWASEUN
Othniel Michael Damilola who is widely acknowledged as bringing a deep passion exemplary sense of dedication and efficiency to his job was called to PEFON (Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria) in April 2015 by the Founder of the foundation Sir (Dr.) Dipo Bailey DFPEFON who also is the pioneer Director-General, Chartered Institute of Loans and Risk Management (CILRM) in Nigeria.
Othniel Michael Damilola was born on April 2nd in Ijebu Ode, Odogbolu Local government Area of Ogun State. He attended Victory Kiddies Nur/Pry school, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, for his first school leaving certificate in1996 after which he did his West African School Certificate (WAEC) Examinations between 2009 and 2010 respectively at Ijebu Muslim College, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
The vibrant and hardworking Michael in his quest for greater heights proceeded to the Premier University of Education of West Africa (Tai Solarin University of Education), Ijagun, Ogun State for his tertiary Education and due to financial constraints he was unable to complete his course in Bachelor of Science Degree (Social Studies and Education) in 2013. Not satisfied with this feat, Michael at a time with his contemporaries were seemingly co-placement with having the first degree, proceeded to further for his degree programs at the National Open University of Nigeria to bagged a Bachelor of Art (English Language) in 2014 till date. In fact, he is also a student fellow (SFPEFON) in the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria haven’t fulfilled his requirement as a fellow in the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, this made him to writing his professional examinations to be qualified as a Chartered Insurance Practitioner (Cert CII, ACII, CIIN) which makes up the qualification to begin his Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
Michael who is a diversified young intellectual professional is an Academic since 2010 till date. He first worked meritoriously with Coolpenny Nig Ltd (Builders Merchant) spanning a period of a month (2010) after his secondary school leaving certificate (SSCE) and he journeyed into Education background while he first taught at Victorious Children School Ijebu-Ode (2011-2013) as a classroom teacher. During his sojourn with the school, Michael by a dint of dedication and hard work, exhibit highest standard of professionalism, in the Academic line. He worked briefly with Shepherd Insurance brokers as an Underwriting Clerk. He also taught English Language and Literature-In-English respectively at Great Hills College Ojodu Berger in the year 2014-2015 before his resignation to work as the Special Assistant for the Former Commissioner of Insurance in Lagos State, Sir (Dr.) Oladipupo BAILEY. Haven’t finished his appointment with the Founder of PEFON, the Journey of Michael back into Education line wasn’t surprising as he is Currently the Head Teacher of Omo’s Private International School (College).
Michael has been a recipient of several prizes/awards; he was the Most Outstanding Interact Past President (Alumni), Most Dynamic Rotaractor Male of the year (Nominations), Nominee Mr Rotaract (2nd Winner). Like the golden fish that has no hiding place, the Rotary District 9110 Nigeria honoured him with a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) during his course to service to humanity he has attended training within and outside Nigeria.
Rotary Ethics and Etiquette Training; Citizenship and Leadership training (Sea School). Michael has attended more than 20 conferences and Seminars.
Bisiriyu Michael Damilola journey into Rotaract family wasn’t by accident when his school father Olayemi Shuaib the then incumbent president called him to fellowship on one Friday afternoon, then he developed interest in the Interact way later which he participated so much in the Interact level as an Interactor which he received Laureates prices for his club during his stay while he was later inducted a member of Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode by Rotr. Adebisi Adegoroye (2010) after completion of his secondary School Education. He later became the Club’s President due to his selflessness and Passion for service to humanity.
ALL POSITION HELD UNTIL DATE
Treasurer Interact Club of Ijebu Muslim College IMC – 2007-2008
Vice President Interact Club of Ijebu Muslim College IMC- 2008-2009
President Interact Club of Ijebu Muslim College IMC – 2009-2010
Member Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode – 2010
Chairman Membership Dev. Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode – 2011-2012
President Elect Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode – 2012-2013
Vice president Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode – 2012-2013
President Rotaract Club of Ijebu-Ode – 2013-2014
Immediate Past President – 2014-2015
Special Assistant District Rotaract Representative – 2015-2016
Chartered President Rotaract Club of Allen Avenue – 2015-2016
Chairman District Rotaract Week Celebration – 2016-2017
CONFERENCES AND DISTRICT PROGRAMS ATTENDED
29th Annual Rotaract District Conference (IMPACT) – 2012-2013
30th Annual Rotaract District Conference (AMPLIFIED) – 2013-2014
31st Annual Rotaract District Conference (KII TI GBE+) – 2014-2015
32nd Annual Rotaract District Conference (AKILE AGAIN)- 2015-2016
DISTRICT ASSEMBLY – 2009 – TILL DATE
Membership Development seminar – 2010-2011
Annual Great Trek (IFO) – 2011-2012
President-Elect Training Seminar (PETS) – 2013-2014
New Generation: Skills Acquisition & Empowerment – 2014-2015
Vocational Workshop – 2014-2015
Ethics and Etiquette seminar – 2014-2015
District Officers Training (DOT) – 2015-2016
Apart from other primary roles the Volunteer Organization Activities in NGOs and Other Professional Bodies with Position Held:
Past President Rotaract District 9110 Nigeria – 2013-2014
Joint Secretary Rotarians for Family Health Days (RFHD) – 2014- till date
Publicity Chairman Int’l Collegiate Conference – 2015-2016
Committee member, Basic Education & Literacy Rotaract District 9110 Nig. – 2015-2016
Committee member, Rotaract District Conference & Convention – 2015-2016
Student member Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria – 2015
Member Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria – 2015
Michael who is Single but not complaining is a Redeemed member of RCCG Joy Assembly, K.O.K Area/Zone, LP 57. An entrepreneur, a speaker, a mentor, a model, and an enthusiastic professional with high creative capability, an excellent attitude to deal with people, a high communicative outlook and an enhanced leadership skill, persistent and aids to get the best results, ability to pick up skills quickly and apply them successfully through the use of initiative and ability to comprehend instructions. A person with aspiration: able to work efficiently and carefully, hardworking and organised, cheerful, god-fearing, self-motivated, disciplined and excellent service Spirit. His hobbies include but not limited to Reading, Travelling, exploring positive and useful research on administration and leadership.
Ladies and gentlemen join me while I present to you an Interactor Emeritus, a humanitarian, a speaker, a volunteer, an Academic, an Advocate for education and a professional Rotaractor C.P. Othniel Michael Damilola
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