Management Team

Chief (Dr.) John Agboola Odeyemi is the Obasewa of Ife and Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He was born in Ile-Ife on 4th April, 1939, finished Elementary Education at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School, Ile-Ife in 1954 and later trained as Higher Elementary Teacher at St. Leo's College, Abeokuta between 1956 and December 1959. In 1965 and 1966, as a student on Sandwich course in Accounting at The College of Commerce & Technology, Wednesbury, Staffordshire England, he won the Rubbery Owen Prize, for the "Most Distinguished Student of the Year"; and "Outstanding Performance of the Year" respectively. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive of JKN Limited and JAO Investment Company Limited. He also serves currently on the board of Emzor Pharmaceutical Ltd, Kinley Securities Ltd and Cutler Hammer Nigeria Limited. He served on the Board of a number of other companies and he was the Chairman of Ecobank Nigeria Ltd from September 2006 to March 2010; was Chairman Refuge Insurance Company Limited and Obafemi Awolowo University Investment Company Limited from January 2007 to December 2012. He was also a Director of Oasis Insurance Plc, Multimalt Limited, Sowsco Well Services Limited and Kajola Integrated Investment Company Ltd. He was the Past President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Past President of NACCIMA and was Chairman Nigerian Accounting Standards Board 1990 - 1995 and past President, Ife Development Board 1995 - 2004. He was a member of the National Political Reform Conference February - July 2005; Member of the National Privatization Council (Bureau of Public Enterprise) October 2004 - October 2006; Member of the Committee on The Assessment and Monitoring of the Millennium Development Goals - June 2005 - October 2006 and was founding Member of the Governing Board of UNESCO Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation Centre in KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia. He was honoured by the Federal Government of Nigeria as MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (MFR) 2005; by Osun State Government with the STATE DISTINGUISHED MERIT AWARD FOR PHILANTHROPY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT in 2007 and by the ILE-IFE Community with DISTINGUISHED MERIT AWARD in 2008. He was given a Merit Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 2005; Awarded Doctor of Science in Business Administration (Honoris Causa) by Obafemi Awolowo University Ife in December, 2007. He was also given a special award by the Federation of Construction Industry for his contributions to the infrastructural development in Nigeria in June 2009 and appointed member of the Council of Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State in September 2009. He was conferred Patron of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council in August, 2010. He was also appointed Patron, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers Foundation in October, 2011. He is a devout Christian and regular contributor to the promotion of evangelism. He worships at Archbishop Vining Memorial Cathedral Church (AVMCC) in Ikeja. He remains active at his original family church, St Paul Anglican Church, Ayegbaju in Ile-Ife where he was installed as the Ekerin Ijo in 2004 and he is being installed Balogun of the Church on 23rd February, 2014. He constructed and donated Chapel of St. John the Evangelist, the Vicarage and Children Amenity Hall to the Diocese of Ife. He has contributed to major activities and developmental events in the Ife Diocese, Anglican and other Christian churches countrywide. He is a member of Christian Friends Society and Touch Bearers Society of AVMCC, Young Men Christian Fellowship, St. Paul Anglican Church, Ayegbaju, Ife and he is a patron of the following societies: Band of Mercy, Archbishop Vining Memorial Cathedral Church, Lagos, Christian Morning Star Society, Anglican Church of the Pentecost, FESTAC Town, Young men and Women Christian Association, Anglican Church, Oshodi, Prison Fellowship Nigeria, Lagos Chapter. He is a member of The Metropolitan Club, Lagos, Beachland Boat Club, Ife Metropolitan Club, a Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow.

Engr. Nwodika is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and the Nigerian Institute of Management. He is also registered with the council of the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. He has over 30 years experience in electrical engineering installation and project management. Before joining the company, he has worked for NEPA - now Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc.

Engr Banjo an Executive Director is a Chartered Engineer,  registered member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and also registered with the Council on the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.  . He holds a Higher National Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from Yaba College of Technology and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho respectively before proceeding to have a Masters in Business Administration. Having worked with Cazzo Nigeria Ltd, Acme Construction Company Ltd, Uren Nigeria Ltd and Nigeria National Paper Mill, Iwopin, Ogun State, he joined the company in 1983.

He is an Executive Director. He graduated from Yaba College of Technology in 1988 with HND (Accountancy). A chartered accountant of over two decades post-qualification experience, he has previously worked in G. Cappa Plc and MBSS Limited, both construction companies as well as Dafinone Consulting Limited and Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. He joined the company in 2014.

Mr Odeyemi is an Executive Director:; a B.Sc(Accounting) degree holder from the University of Lagos and also holds an MSc(Business Finance) from Brunel University, West London, U.K.
He has worked with Natwest Bank U.K, De Vere Private Equity Coy, U.K and Fleet Technologies Ltd( a subsidiary of Enterprise Bank) before joining JKN Ltd. He has experience in Accounting, Investment Management, Quality Assurance, Business Development, Product Marketing and Procurement.

A 1986 graduate of University of Benin with B.Eng(Production Engineering), he is the Deputy General Manager (Business Development). He has worked with Nigerian Paper Mill Limited, Jebba, PRL Productions Limited, Satellite Town, Lagos, and Eleganza Industries Limited, Ikeja before joining the company in 2007. He has experience in business development, procurement, installation, maintenance and servicing of pumps, compressors, elevators, water treatment plant, heat exchangers, process equipment etc, as well as maintenance and supervision of factories.

Registered with the Nigerian Society of Engineers and COREN certified, he graduated from Yaba College of Technology in 2004 with an HND(Mechanical Engineering) and later obtained a PGD(Mechanical Engineering) from Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho.  He also has WAEC Technical Craft and Advanced Certificates in Plumbing, and passed Trade Tests III, II and I.

Having worked with Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, Lagos, for several years, he has experience in mechanical engineering services, project design and management.  Currently, he serves as Contracts Manager(Mechanical) in the Operations Division of our company.

The Accountant/Admin Manager is a graduate of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida and a B.Sc(Accounting) degree holder from the University of Lagos. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.  He worked with Ondo State Water Corporation, Ondo State Ministry of Rural Development and Water Resources and Eternal Oil and Gas Plc, Lagos before joining the company.

He graduated from Federal Polytechnic, Offa, where he obtained HND(Electrical/Electronics Engineering). He worked in Kandelite Engineering Company Limited, Agbara and Nigerian Railway Corporation where he gained experience in Electrical, Mechanical and Air Conditioning installations, services and design. He serves currently in the company as Senior Estimator.

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