Biodata of the Resource Persons for the 2011 October Summit.
We reflect below the biographical sketches of the keynote speaker and other distinguished lecturers at the 0ctober 15 2011 Strategic Ministers’ Summit held at the Banquet Hall, International House, Opposite former Daddy G.O’s. House, Redemption Camp, Nigeria..
Dr. Emmanuel ‘Layi Adebayo is the University Librarian, Redeemer’s University. Coupled with a rich experience that spans over twenty five years in library and information science practice, E.L. Adebayo enjoys the privilege of being the first doctoral graduate of the library and information science programme of the University of Uyo. As a scholar and an academic librarian, he has more than sixty publications to his credit. These are in reputable local and international journals and book chapters published by reputable publishers. He is a member and fellow of several professional bodies. Dr. Adebayo, who was listed in the Who’s Who in Nigeria (2010), is happily married with children.
Rev. Ola Oladejo is a versatile combination of the intricate disciplines of publishing, journalism, communications and gospel ministry. As a professional media practitioner of over twenty five years, Rev. Oladejo has worked in several newspapers in Nigeria as Lead Writer, Editor and Chairman of Editorial Boards. He is a consultant to several national and international publishing houses, communication industries and news agencies. He is a highly respected conference speaker and instructor at various Bible institutions and churches. He is a life coach, mentor, and skillful coordinator of men and resources. He is the Senior Pastor of Hundredfold Covenant Bible Church, Lagos, and a proud husband of one wife, both in private and public.
Dr. Michael Adetunji- Prosper is a tested and leading consultant in the publishing, education, communications and media industries. With a robust experience of more than twenty five years in church engineering, acting, directing, producing, broadcasting, teaching and writing, Prosper, who holds a Ph.D in Literature from the prestigious Western Gate University, Denver, Colorado, has been able to combine theory with practice in the charismatic platform of creative evangelism. Apart from being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of an educational institution in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Pastor Adetunji facilitates workshops, symposia and conferences aimed at empowering Christians on the dynamics of effective communications in a contemporary Nigerian society. He is a mentor to many, and regular speaker at conferences and conventions, nationally and internationally.
Emmanuel Chukwunonye Ifeduba is a communicator with over twenty years experience. He holds a Diploma in Biblical Studies, B.A in Mass Communication; M.A in Communication Arts and currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Ibadan. Ifeduba worked as a copywriter, newspaper correspondent, Business Editor and Staff Editor in a book publishing house before returning to the classroom to teach communication and religion-related courses. He also teaches Ministerial Ethics in two bible schools, and has organized a series of well-attended Christian Writers’ Workshops at Redeemer’s University since 2008. Emmanuel Ifeduba is the author of several books including 100 habits of Godly Students and Christian Writers’ Handbook. He is saved by grace
Mark Ighile is a professional book editor, publisher, communicator and leadership consultant. He was the pioneer National Pastor, Training and Manpower Development, Livingspring Chapel International, and Dean of Academics/Coordinator of Christ International College of Ministries Ibadan for ten years (1996-2006). He was at various times the General Secretary of the Association of West African Book Editors (AWABE), the Publicity Secretary of the Fellowship of Christian Communicators in Africa and Madagascar (Nigeria Chapter) and the Features Editor/ Editorial Board Member of Sketch Press Limited, Ibadan. He is currently the President of Scripture Communication Ministries International and one of the Associate Chaplains of the Redeemer’s University, where he also teaches English, Oral Literature, Creative Writing, Bible as Literature, Practical Criticism, among others, and coordinates the RUN Literary Circle and the Dynamic Orators.