Hon. Justice Eni Esan (Rtd) was appointed and sworn in by his Excellency Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde as the Chairman of OYACA on the 22nd of December 2020.
She is the pioneer head of OYACA and the first female to be so appointed.
Hon. Justice Eni Esan attended the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus from 1974 to 1978 Where she obtained her LLB (Hons) Degree. Thereafter, she attended the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian bar in 1979.
She started her legal career in the Ministry of Justice, Secretariat, Ibadan as a state counsel in 1981. She crossed over to the Oyo State Judiciary in 1989 as a Senior Magistrate. She rose through the ranks to become the Chief Registrar of the High Court and was elevated to the high court bench as a judge of that court in July 2001.
She served in that capacity for 17 years before she was appointed as the President Oyo State Customary Court of Appeal. The appointment was significant as she was the first woman to occupy that position. She headed that court until her retirement in January 2020.
While in the service of the judiciary of Oyo Sate, she attended several workshops, refreshers courses, seminars and conferences both nationally and internationally.
As a thorough bred jurat, Hon, Justice Esan served in various election petition tribunals and election appeal tribunals, including the Gubernatorial and National Assembly Election Petition Tribunals in Kaduna and Cross River States respectively.
She is a member of several professional bodies which include Commonwealth Judges and Magistrates Association, the International as well as the National Association of Women Judges.
She is a fellow Of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICARB) and also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC).
She is a Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
She is married with children and grandchildren.
Prince Oyebade Oyedepo was born some decades ago at Eruwa in Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State. He attended Igboora High School, Igboora, Faculty of Education University of Ibadan, Centre for Professional Training Ibadan and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso at one time or the other.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
He began his professional career in the firm of Olasunkanmi Oyedepo & Co Ibadan in the early 80s. He rose through the ranks in accounting firms before becoming the Audit Manager at Otunola Adebayo & Co Ilorin in 1991.
In-between his tutelage in accounting firms, he worked briefly at Blue Straps Limited, Ibadan as the Account/Import Officer which broadened his knowledge in the business of importation.
He later became the Chief Accountant of Cocoa Products Industry (Nigeria) Limited, Ede Osun State from 1992 to 1994 before setting up his own professional practice in the name of Oyebade Oyedepo & Co.
Prince Oyebade Oyedepo has served as Chairman of Ibadan & District Society of CITN & ICAN at one time or the other. He has also served as the Pioneer Chairman of Western Zonal Accountants’ Conference and later as the 2nd Zonal Chairman of Western Zone of ICAN. He was privileged to serve as the Coordinator of Minna & District Society of ICAN.
He served as a Chief Invigilator, Examiner and Group Leader in Financial Accounting and Taxation at ICAN Professional Examinations.
He was the Deputy Chairman of ATSWA Committee, Investigating Panel and Students’ Affairs Committee of ICAN at the National Level for some years. He led ICAN accreditation teams to some tertiary institutions in the Country during the peak of his service to his profession.
He was an Elected Member of the National Governing Council of ICAN for some years which afforded him the opportunity to contribute to policy formulation of a foremost professional institute.
Prince Oyebade Oyedepo served as a member of Curriculum Development Committee set up by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to develop the curriculum for the Introduction of National Diploma in Taxation in the Polytechnics.
He has been privileged to serve Oyo State Government as a Member of an Administrative Panel of Enquiry and a Judicial Commission of Enquiry.
Presently, he is serving the State as a Board Member of Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA).
Prince Oyebade Oyedepo is also currently serving as a member of the Board of Patrons of Ibadan & District Society of ICAN. He is equally the Vice Chairman of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Oyo State Chapter.
He is a writer and author of several articles and books on finance. He has also written a collection of short stories (prose). He is a motivational speaker and a Public Affairs Analyst highly sought after.
Prince Oyebade Oyedepo has facilitated as a Resource Person at several fora. He is a recipient of several awards from professional bodies, corporate organizations, educational institutions and the society at large in recognition of his selfless services to humanity.
She has her B.Sc. (Hons.) in Business Administration, South Eastern University, Washington DC U.S.A. She also possess a A. Ase. Degree in Business Management Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandra, Virginia U.S.A.
Dns. Esther Afe Olopade is a fellow at Certified National Accountant (FCNA) and a Certified National Accountant (CNA). She was also a member Oyo Slate Budgetary Committee while in Service.
Dns. Esther Afe Olopade has the following portfolios to herself;
i. served at the NYSC,
ii. held a post as the Auditor-General, Oyo State,
iii. served on Judicial Panel Of Inquiry on Misappropriation Of Fund,
iv. also worked at the Oyo State Civil Service.
Dns. Esther Afe Olopade have attended Several Administrative, Accounting, Financial and Management Seminars and Workshops both within and outside Nigeria.
Her hobbies include; Dancing, Singing and Reading.
CSP EHINDERO O. LAWRENCE, is a seasoned professional police officer, with over fifteen years of service. He graduated from the University of ilorin in the year 1996. He earned his Post graduate diploma in Public Relations from the Nigeria Institute of Journslism,Lagos. LL.B in view National Open University of Nigeria.(NOUN).
CSP Ehindero Lawrence is the pioneer squadron commander NO 60 Police Mobile Force, Etsako , Edo state .He has served as the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in various states such as , Edo , Rivers, Oyo. He equally served as the Administrative Officer for both Police Mobile Force NO 3 Enugu and NO 31 Delta squadrons respectively. He is a seasoned investigator per excellence.
CSP Ehindero Lawrence is a member of International Association of Chiefs of Police.(IACP). A product of the Prestigious International law Enforcement Agency (ILEA). Botswana.
He enjoys reading and playing volleyball.
He is married to a beautiful wife and blessed with children.
Temitayo Ayorinde is a Barrister, Solicitor and Partner at OAK Legal and Advisory.
After obtaining an LLB 2013 and receiving his call to the Nigerian Bar in 2016, he has pursued a career in Dispute Resolution.
Receiving further training in Venture Capital and Private equity, he has been able to effectively advice on complex commercial transactions in Criminal Law, Tech finance, Entertainment Law agreements and Intellectual Property Protection.
Ibrahim Oyemonla Tijani attended Local Authority School, Olele Okeho from 1972 to 1977 for his Primary School Certificate. He also attended Awoyemi Commercial High School, Okeho from 1979 to 1983.
Thereafter, he attended the Oyo State College of Education Ilesa from 1984 to 1987 where he obtained his N.C.E.
In 1990, he proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State and he bagged his LL.B (Hons.) Degree in 1996, He further attended the Nigerian Law School and was called to Bar in 1999. He went back to Obafemi Awololwo University for his LL.M Degree which he obtained in the year 2004.
He joined the Ministry of Justice, Oyo State in March, 2000 where he rose through the rank to the position of a Deputy Director, Litigation and Advisory Services. He has handled many landmark cases for Oyo State Government. Among other Ad-Hoc Assignments given to him, he served as a Counsel to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Cases of Demolition of Properties on the Ground of Environmental and Town Planning Regulations, contravention in Oyo State that was constituted on 8th August, 2014.
He is also an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC).
A.S ASHAOLU is a qualified professional Mission-driven Intelligence Analyst with over 15 years of experience in security and
intelligence collection and processing. He is versatile with Reviewing records, investigations, and security operations. He has proven track record of applying advanced research and analysis skills to identify
and neutralize potential threats.
He graduated from institute of technology, Kwara State Polytechnic, in 1999.
A.S ASHAOLU has served in different capacities within the country both in sensitive Installations and Commands in various
States such as Kaduna, Lagos, Ondo FCT, Zamfara and presently Oyo state. Currently he served as the principal staff officer operations Oyo command also He is experienced in Protective detail Ops, Strong critical thinking capabilities, Conflict resolution, Criminal and Covert Investigations.
He is a competent and dedicated officer to the core.
He enjoys reading, swimming and playing football.
He is happily married and blessed with adorable children.