ASIWAJU OLUMIDE OSUNSINA
Asiwaju John Olumide Osunsina was born in the early Sixties, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria to late PA Timothy Olumuyiwa & late Mrs. Folasade Osunsina. He started his Secondary Education at the famous Barewa College Zaria where his parent lived for many years. He later moved to Abeokuta Grammer School where he took his WAEC and finished with division 1. He then proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State where he studied Building Technology. He later attended University of Lagos for a Diploma program in Business Administration where he graduated with a Distinction. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and also holds a degree in Building from the University of Bedfordshire in the United Kingdom. Asiwaju Olumide Osunsina stepped into the shoes of his late mother Mrs. Folasade Osunsina and went into his own very successful private business. He founded Megamound in the year 2000 and has steered the wheels of the company and nurtured in the right direction to become a multi-billion Naira diversified institution. Megamound is a construction and a real estate company but is also involved in various challenging business ventures including but not limited to financial Intermediation, Joint Ventures Projects, Hospitality and Facility Management. Asiwaju worked in various states of Nigeria as a consultant on water rehabilitation and street lighting under World Bank and Africa Development Bank (ADB) financed projects. However, with his first love being construction, he acquired several properties in the Magodo and Ojodu area of Ikeja and from this humble beginning, he grew his passion to what it has become today. Some of his projects include:
- Carlton Gate Estate Chevron Drive Lekki;
- Lekky County Homes Ikota, off Lekki Epe expressway;
- Carlton Gate Estate Akobo GRA Ibadan;
- Dredging and sand filling of NICON Town Estate along the Lekki – Ajah axis;
- Elegushi Royal Heritage Estate along Lekki – Epe Expressway;
- Kings Court apartments Oniru, opposite Atlantic Beach Estate Victoria Island Lagos;
- Megamound / Funtai Homes, a successful JV project on Ruxton Road Ikoyi;
- Omole Shopping Complex Ikeja, Lagos;
- Several properties in River Valley Estate Ojodu Ikeja,
- Carlton Gate Hotel, Agodi GRA Ibadan;
- Carlton Exclusive Hotel, Agodi GRA Ibadan;
- Block of 5 units in Watford, London, United Kingdom;
- Heritage Court Ibara Abeokuta;
- Rainbow Scheme, Lekki.
Asiwaju Olumide Osunsina also sits on the board of several companies including:
- IPWA Plc;
- Supremecore Development Company Limited, United Kingdom;
- Carlton Gate Estate Management Company Limited;
- Lekky County Homes;
- Stretton Marbles Limited;
- Lekky County Homes Estate Management Company Limited;
- Chairman Foresight Microfinance Bank.
Asiwaju Osunsina has contributed in immeasurable ways to the provision of affordable houses to the average working class sector in Nigeria despite the difficulties being experienced in the Construction sector and he is worthy of commendation. In line with this, he has received several awards including but not limited to;
- West African Excellence Award in Property Development and Marketing Services by the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria (2007);
- Lagos Housing Fair Award of Excellence (2010);
- Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (Lagos Chapter) (2009);
- Member of the Order of Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes award (2010);
- Merit awards from the Ibadan recreation club,
- Merit award from Tennis Section Ikoyi Club,
- Merit award from City People,
- Merit award from Organization for research of world peace
- Yoruba Heritage award for corporate property in the United Kingdom, to mention a few.
Olumide Osunsina was recently honored by the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III, CFR as the Asiwaju Bobagunwa of Egbaland. Other communities have also honored Asiwaju Olumide Osunsina as he is the Otun’Ba Loro of Ajiranland as well as the Bobaselu of Itireland both in Lagos, Nigeria. Asiwaju John Olumide Osunsina has been married to Desiree Osunsina for over 22 years and they are blessed with lovely children. children.
MRS. DESIREE OSUNSINA
Mrs. Desiree Osunsina had been on the board of Megamound Investment as a non-executive director until 2007 when she actively became involved in its activities as an Executive Director with responsibility for the administration of its human resource, funds management, accounts supervision as well as strategic business development Mrs. Desiree Osunsina was born in 1968 in Benin City, Edo State. She started her Primary Education at the staff school, Obafemi Awolowo University, from where she went to Federal Government Girls College, Akure, for her secondary school education where she passed out with a brilliant result in 1983. She then continued her education at Obafemi Awolowo University where she studied Economics and finished with a second class lower after which she proceeded to acquire a Masters Degree in Economics with specialization in international financial management in 1989. She commenced her work experience during the National Youth Service Corps at the Central Bank of Nigeria, after which she was employed at Lenoil Holdings where she was the Manager in charge of Moneyline Bureau de Change. She spent several years there and in year 2000, she was employed by Associated Discount House Ltd. as one of the pioneer staff during the acquisition of Gateway Bank Limited. She resigned from the bank in December 2003 after rising to the post of a Deputy Manager in the Treasury Department. She is happily married to Olumide Osunsina and is blessed with four lovely children.
ENGR. BIODUN AWOBODE
AGM (Lagos Project)
Abiodun graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with a BSC in Building Technology and MSc in Construction Management. He joined Megamound Investment limited during his National Youth Service Corp and has since risen to the position of a project manager. He is a chartered Builder with over 8years experience in Project Engineering and Management. He managed the development of Carlton Gate Estate, Lekky County Homes, Ruxton Apartments in Ikoyi, developed properties in Lekki Phase I, and also kings court at oniru Lagos. He joined Megamound Investment Limited in 2005 and has contributed immensely to the delivery of key projects for the company. His drive to achieve results and delivery of projects led to his elevation. Mr Awobode has been appointed an Assistant General Manager in Megamound Investment Limited effective 1st January, 2012. .
MISS FLORENCE PWAUSOKO
Florence is a BSC holder of Biological Sciences from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. She started her career as a customer service relation officer with DHL –Transcorp Hilton Branch, Abuja in 1999. She later resigned and joined Megamound Investment Ltd in 2004 as accounts/marketing officer, she also worked in the Admin Department and her determined and hardworking attributes made her rise to the position of the Head, Marketing. Her marketing Career has spans over 8 years. She has contributed immensely to the growth and progress of the company with her customer service and marketing skills as the head of marketing. Miss Pwausoko has recently been promoted to the position of an Assistant General Manager effective 1st January, 2012.
MR ABAYOMI BALOGUN
ENGR. EMMANUEL ADEPARUSI
Emmanuel was born in 1966 in iyin –Ekiti. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife with a B.Sc. degree in Building and a Masters Degree in construction Management from the University of Lagos. He is also a registered builder with CORBON and a cooperate member of the Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB). Emmanuel building and construction career has span over 20 years and the journey has taken him through Lofty Heits Enterprises Nig Ltd, Arbico Plc, Palatino Nigeria Limited and he was a staff of sparklight Engineering construction company from where he joined Megamound Investment limited in 2012. He is a hard working and dedicated staff that always consider safety first in is work As a staff in Megamound he has supervised projects which include Lekki County Homes, Kings court at Oniru and presently he is currently working on the construction of a an Hotel for the company in Ibadan. He is married and blessed with children.
Stephen is a law graduate from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye Ogun State and was called to the Nigerian Bar Association in 2009. He started practicing with Usman and Elema solicitors, in ikeja, Lagos and also the Lagos State High Court under the lordship of Justice Lawal Akapo as a law school chamber and court attachment respectively. Stephen is a very focused and resourceful young man with a commendable behaviour . He joined Megamound Investment Limited in 2012 and has since prove his worth as an experience Legal Officer.
MR. NELSON OGEDE