Charles B. Ogunmola

Executive Director, Projects

Charles B. Ogunmola, the Executive Director Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is a top-notch technocrat with the requisite skills and capacities to provide quality service.

Significantly, this is the first time an indigene of Ondo state will serve as an Executive Director on the NDDC Board since its establishment in 2000, beyond the statutory nomination of one person as a state representative from the Commission’s mandate states.

Ogunmola’s prodigious capacity for quality service delivery and experiential knowledge, garnered over the years in the private sector, especially in the Information Communication Technology, ICT, world, sets him apart as the man to supervise the development projects being executed by the NDDC as an interventionist agency.

The Executive Director, who hails from Owo in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, is imbued with the virtue of integrity anchored on competence and professionalism.

He attended the Methodist High School, Ibadan where he obtained the General Certificate of Education (GCE O’LEVEL) in1982 and proceeded to Bendel State University, Ekpoma, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1987.

He obtained his post graduate certification in Management from Kingston University (Business School), United Kingdom and a post graduate diploma in Management Studies (C.I.M) in 1991.

In 1995 he obtained a Masters in Marketing Management & Strategy (MBA Marketing) from Middlesex University, UK. He also has post graduate qualifications in Technology, Management & Strategy and several other trainings and certifications.

Ogunmola is a highly resourceful ICT operations and business support systems executive, who combines Master’s Level Management Education with twenty-six years hands-on ICT/Telecoms/Financial Services/Management experience.

He started his career with British Telecom Plc as a Commercial Officer & Manager and thereafter he worked in other organisations including AT&T Europe, First Telecom, Sanderton Airport Services Limited, Globacom (GLO), and Chief Technology Officer of IEI Investments Limited, a Special Purpose Vehicle setup for the takeover, recalibration and re-launch of Societe Generale Bank Nigeria Ltd, now known as Heritage Bank Limited.

Ogunmola joined UBA Plc as Chief Technology Officer overseeing UBA’s Group IT. He was also the Group Head ATM & POS Services; Divisional Head, E-Solutions (South Nigeria), Director, Group E-Banking Services.

He later was appointed MD/CEO of Afri-Pay Limited (UBA Mobile money) an investee company of UBA Plc. Until recently, he was the MD/CEO of TechShop Limited, a position he has occupied since 2014.

He has a very strong record in implementing and managing Core Banking Systems, Electronic Payments, Payment Card systems, Switching and Mediation Platforms, Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, WAN’s, LAN, Network Devices, ERP Systems and Processes, HR/Payroll Systems and Vendor Selection/Management.

The historian, turned technical expert, is grounded on the challenges of developing Nigeria’s oil-rich region. His deep understanding of the plight of the people of the region, places him in good stead to make an impact from the platform of a development agency.


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