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Mrs. Mandy Olowu is President/Founder of Hope Ambassadors and Childcare Organisation. An ardent philanthropist with great passion and love for interaction with children and their welfare, she has for decades been involved in charity activities for the underprivileged people sequel to receiving the divine call. She has participated in several programmes bordering on the development and enhancement of the living standard of the poor especially vulnerable children and women in the developing world.


She is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and had previously studied Banking at the University of LagosandFrench at Alliance Francais, Lagos. She sits on the board of Tandy Associated Investments Group of Companies as an Executive Director. She also serves as the Managing Director of Tandy Travels and Tours Limited and Tandy Seafood Restaurant – which are subsidiaries of the TAI Groups of companies.


Mrs. Olowu is widely travelled and has visited several countries in Africa, Europe and North America.






Dr. Ken 'SKC' Ogbonnia, the Chairman of Hope Ambassadors and Childcare Organisation, is an Executive Vice-President of First Texas Energy Corporation. He has over 25 years experience in international business, advancing new strategies in consultancy, procurement, industrial technology and organizational development.


He has served leadership position in Century Communications of America where he was Vice-Chairman. He was also Industrial Consultants to many organizations including Index Engineering, Sprint Nextel Corporation and International Energy Diaries.


Dr. Ogbonnia is an adjunct professor and has taught leadership and international business at many US Universities. He is a graduate of Texas Southern University with Bsc in Engineering Technology; M.A in Sociology and Masters in Public Administration. He earned his Phd in Applied Management and Decision Sciences and teaches Global Business Strategy and Leadership at Sneden Graduate School of Davenport University.








DR. BODIL VALLESTAD INYE is a practising medical doctor with extensive exposure and experience in various aspect of medicine. She presently works with the Departmentof Neurology of Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen in Norway. She studied medicine at Jagrellonian University Collegium Modicur, Krakou in Poland.


Dr. Bodil volunteered her services to Hope Ambassadors basically on compassionate grounds and as an avenue to channel her energy and knowledge for the benefit of mankind especially the poor and the less privileged people.


She is charged with the responsibility of co-ordinating Hope Ambassadors' international relationship as regards global policy and strategic formulation and implementation. She also facilitates and oversees the establishment of relationship with multilateral agencies and NGOs for joint venture and exchange activities.


She is widely travelled and married to Mr. Martin Inye and blessed with many children.








A consummate banker with over 25 years banking experience, Taiwo Olowu is the Vice chairman Hope Ambassadors. He is charged with the responsibility of the overall strategic policy formulation and implementation for the entire organization.


An alumnus of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, he is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London (ACIB), Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM) and a holder of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Federal University of Technology, Akure.


He is presently engaged in business and served on the board of several companies. He is the Chairman of both Tandy Associated Investments Ltd (an Agro-Allied and General Merchants business) and Kursi Investments Ltd (involved in Solid Minerals exploration and exports). He is also the Regional Director of First Texas Energy Corporation (an American-based Oil & Gas company).




Co-ordinator (North Operation)   


HAJIA RALIAT MASHA has been involved with Hope Ambassadors since inception serving as the Coordinator of her Northern Operation whilst also providing professional advisory services as it relates to childcare and maternal health for the organisation.


She worked and retired from the Health Sector, after a distinguished career, as a Nursing and Midwife Educator with specialisation in Reproductive Health, Safe Motherhood, Life-saving skills and Child Survival Strategies.


Presently, she provides Consultancy services to Agencies on Speciality Areas towards the attainment of Millennium Development Goals (MDGS 4&5) and School of Basic Midwifery in Danbatta, Kano State.






Mrs.Tomi (LINDA) AKOMAH ABIADE is a graduate of Pharmacology from the University of Jos in Nigeria. She worked at Sauki Hospital, Abuja before proceeding back to school for a second degree in Pharmacy.


She has been involved with Hope Ambassadors from inception and played key roles as both the pioneer Secretary and also the Field Operation Director in the Federal capital Territory (FCT).


She is recently married to Pharmacist Tolu Abiade



Mrs. F. D. Aladekoye



Mrs. Felicia Dolapo Aladekoye has been involved with children of different age groups for decades as an accomplished educationist. She is also a trained Guidance and Counsellor for both Juvenile and Early Adolescent Scholastic Programmes.


She holds a Bachelors Degree in Education and has attended several career related courses/seminars on Youth Development and Empowerment and Gender and Community Relations Enhancement Programmes. She is the Proprietress of Peculiar Schools and directs all issues relating to children development and welfare programme for Hope Ambassador.   







CHRIS JUN SHU has extensive international exposure in management and commerce in China and United States. He has also worked in Africa in Solid Minerals business. He attended China Tianjin Foreign Trade College majoring in Accounting. He acquired rich working experience at management levels with reputable and international companies such as Hui Lan Jie Mineral Resources Nigeria Limited, Beijing Yi Fan Hua Economic &Trading Co. Ltd, Sun Elite (Tianjin) International Trade Company and CITIC Bank ,Tianjin Branch.


Chris is an Executive Director of Export and International Business especially for Asia and the Far East markets for Kursi Investments Ltd where his links and connections in the region have proved very beneficial.


He co-ordinates Hope Ambassadors activities in Asia and Far East Region on voluntary basis due to his love for charity and the cause of the poor.