Healthcare Professional, Prince Adedoyin Ogunbiyi Gunning For Ikorodu North LCDA Chairmanship

Wale Jagun 

A healthcare professional and humanitarian activist, Prince Adedoyin Eniola Ogunbiyi, has expressed his ambition to vie for the Chairmanship position of Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria.

The young politician was born in the eighties into the family of Chief Bolajokotex, the Baale Idafa – Odoguloye and Olootu Omoba Ogbonyari Akarigbo Ikorodu  branch  and  Deaconess  Comfort  Monsurat  Ogunbiyi  (Nee Atunrashe),  at Itagbodo, Ikorodu.

He is a bonafide Ikorodu born, both paternally and maternally, and a Prince from the Rademo  Odoguloye and Anoko/Ogbonyari Akarigbo ruling houses.

Academics & Professional Qualifications:

As a professional in healthcare with  several  years  of  experience, Prince Adedoyin bagged  RN, ROHN,  BNsc,  Msc,  Public  Health  (Health  Management)  from the University  of  Lagos, Masters  Environmental  Management  (MEM)  in  view  at  LAUTECH,  Ogbomosho.

His quest for education and further knowledge in his chosen field made him to pursue more professional qualifications and acquired NEBOSH, ISO 45001 ( occupational health and safety Management), Lead Auditor KBS CERTIFICATION SERVICES IRCA APPROVED, ISO 9001: 2008 ( QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM), Lead Auditor KBS Certification Services IRCA Approved, American Heart Association and Resuscitation Society of Nigeria, Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) and Leadership and Administrator Certificate  from  Washington  D.C., USA.

He is  also a member  of  some  professional bodies like the Institute of Occupational  Safety Health, U.K (IOSH), Institute of Safety Practitioner of Nigeria (ISPON), and Fellow  Institute  of  Professional  Managers  and Administrators of  Nigeria (IPMA).

Work Experience:

He has worked at Hygiea HMO  Limited, a  foremost  Health  Insurance  Organization (2008 – 2010) and Lagoon  Hospitals  Limited (2010 –2012) from  where  he moved to a multinational company, Cadbury Nigeria PLC.

At Cadbury, he worked as an occupational Medics/Safety Advisor till date.

Private Practice:

Prince Adedoyin also engaged in private practice as a waste manager.

He is the Managing Director, Jokotex  Nigeria  Limited, a company dealing in waste management. He is an  investor in waste management and runs his business in partnership with  the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) and has  recorded giant stride in spite of challenges in rural areas where he operates.

According to him, the experience has given him vast knowledge of the needs of the people and his environment.

“This has also given us a better opportunity to understand the needs of our people and have an holistic assessment of our locality, being a rural area”.

In the course of managing waste, Prince Adedoyin and his company have won an award as Best  Performing  Operator, Lagos East Senatorial  District for the  year  2020. The award was presented by LAWMA in recognition of Adedoyin’s pivotal role and  administrative  drive  in  the  business.

This  award also  led  to  his appointment into  the State  Ad-hoc  Committee  on  Revamping  and  Road  Map  on  Waste Management in Lagos State.

Prince Adedoyin is also the Managing Consultant/Chief Executive Officer of Hicare Health Limited, a Public  Health  Consultancy  outfit  and  Health  Safety  &  Environment expertise.  The company has been offering free health and other services to the people as his own way of giving back to the society.

The organization collaborated with  Optimal Cancer Care to organise  a free cervical cancer screening for women; prostate screening for men and diabetes and hypertensive screenings for all participants at the medical outreach programme.

They also distributed free medications to hundreds of people  across  the six councils in the division.

His humanitarian organization has also provided free medical screening for women and men in the community and also provided palliatives to  residents and  party  members  during  COVID -19 pandemic.

The organisation also organized a  football  tournament  and  promoted  sporting  activities   to engage  youths  across the  six local  government areas in Ikorodu division.

Political Engagements:

Prince Adedoyin is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and has been following the progressive party since Alliance for Democracy days.

He is an exco member of the party at the Ward level.

As a grassroots mobiliser and community activist, Prince Adedoyin has consistently  engaged people  at  the  grassroots as well as  members  and  leaders  of his great  party,  APC.

He is a well-known face at various party meetings/structures at Zone, Ward and LGA levels.

As an active politician, Prince Adedoyin is the Coordinator of BATNETWORK Vision 2023, Ikorodu North LCDA, a pressure group working towards actualizing Asiwaju  Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s  Presidential ambition in 2023.

He is a happily married man and is blessed with children.

Prince Adedoyin is a sociable, cerebral, hardworking and peaceful person.

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