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.
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).
Folasade attended Yejide Girls’ Grammar School Molete, Ibadan and St Annes School, Molete Ibadan for her Secondary O’ level and A’ level School certificates respectively.
Thereafter, she proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife,Osun State and bagged BA Education/Language Arts in 1989.
She obtained her MA degree in Communication and Language Arts from University of Ibadan in the year 2002. In the year 2000, she went for her Professional Training in Broadcasting Journalism in Deutsche Welle Radio Training Centre in Cologne,Germany.
She joined the Civil Service of Oyo State in 1991 as Producer 11 in the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) where she rose through the ranks to the Post of Deputy Director before she was transferred to Council for Arts and Culture under the Ministry of Information as the Acting Director, Public Enlightenment and Marketing in year 2018.
In 2020,she was transferred to the Agency for Youth Development under the Ministry of Youths and Sports as the Director of Youth Empowerment and later Director of Youth Guidance and Counselling in the same Agency.
Folasade is a member of both Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)and Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo State Chapters.
She is a Senior fellow of the Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria (IPMA). A Substantive Director in the Civil Service of Oyo State.
In January, 2021 she was transferred to Oyo State Anti Corruption Agency(OYACA) as the Director of information and communication Technology where she serves till date.
She is a Christian, a Pastor in CHRIST Life Church, International.
Folasade is happily married and blessed with wonderful Children.
Omotoso Sikiru Adelere joined the Civil Service of Oyo State in January 1998 as an Education Officer. As an Education Officer with Oyo State Ministry of Education Science and Technology he served at the defunct Oyo State Unity School, Igboho, as well as Oyo State Technical Colleges at Igboora and Ibadan.
Because of his love for office and administrative work, he converted from the position of Education Officer to Administrative officers’ cadre and was posted to Oyo State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning as Estimate Officer.
He later joined a World Bank Assisted Project called Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project (LEEMP) as a Procurement Specialist where he developed himself to become a procurement expert. Omotoso Sikiru had served in various Ministries, Agencies and Commissions in different capacities including Director and Coordinating Director.
He had also participated in different Ad-Hoc assignments which include among others; Secretary to the Commission of Enquiry on NURTW crisis in Oyo State, 2011, Secretary to the Administrative Panel of Enquiry on Allegation of Corruption and Diversion of Government Revenue levied against the State License Officer and Heads of 33 Motor License Authority in the State.
Omotoso Sikiru Adelere had B.Sc. (ed) Hons. Business Administration, Masters in Public Administration (MPA) M.Sc. Business Administration and also belongs to a number of professional bodies which include among others; Member, Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria, Member, Institute of Economists of Nigeria, Member, Association of Procurement Officers, Fellow, Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria.
He had attended several trainings, workshops, seminars and conferences within and outside Nigeria.
Azeez Tajudeen Akindele was born in 1974. He attended Baptist Primary School, Oge, Saki between 1981 to 1987. He secured admission to Asabari Grammar School and bagged his O’ level Certificate in 1993.
In pursuant of his academic career, he also gained admission to The Polytechnic Ibadan to study Accountancy at and obtained National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in accountancy in the year 1997 and 2021 respectively. He joined the Civil Service of Oyo State Government in 2003.
In determination to be more relevant in Accounting Profession, he enrolled for the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nigeria (ICAN) professional examination and qualified as Associate Chartered Accountant in the year 2010 and thereafter enrolled for Bachelor Science in Accounting and bagged his first degree in Accounting in 2017 from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
He is presently The Director of Finance and Account of the Agency.