OMOTAYO, Amb. Albert Gbolahan (MFR)

Born April 2, 1944
in

Igbara-Odo, Ekiti State

Ambassador

OMOTAYO

Albert

Gbolahan

B.A.

Amb. Omotayo is a trained Philosopher, Political Scientist, Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Author and Poet. He is experienced, well exposed, highly motivated and goal driven, with a public service experience spanning over 34 years in the Federal and State Home Services, as well as, in the foreign service, where he played active roles as a Technocrat, Diplomat and Political Head, in the official decision making process. Amb. Omotayo attained by promotion in January 1999, the rank of DIRECTOR, the highest career expectation of a Nigerian civil servant, in the Federal Civil Service. He has been decorated with the National Honours Award of MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (MFR) for loyal, honest and dedicated service. He has served as the HIGH COMMISSIONER (AMBASSADOR) of Nigeria to the Republic of Mozambique and with concurrent accreditation to Madagascar and Mauritius from 1999 to 2003. He also served as COMMISSIONER FOR ENVIRONMENT in Ekiti State, Nigeria from June 2005 to November 2005 and served as CHIEF OF STAFF to the Executive Governor/Administrator of Ekiti State from December 1, 2005 to April 2007. Amb. Omotayo also served as ASSISTANT PASTOR of Foursquare Gospel Church, Festac, Lagos 1994 - 1996. Amb. Omotayo is currently a PUBLISHER, PUBLIC SPEAKER, AUTHOR, BOOK EDITOR, LIFE ORIENTATION CONSULTANT and PRESIDENT of Sundaben Life Adjustment Consultants (Interested in offering life orientation services to the public, for the promotion of individual and corporate effectiveness, best behaviour and general well being).
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Adebola Qoodrat Omotayo, 2013- till date , (Previously married to Titilayo Omotayo, 1969-2011)
State of Origin: Ekiti State
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Profession Philosopher , Political Scientist , Clergy , Author , Poet , Administrator , Technocrat , Diplomat
Working Experience

Life Orientation Consultant and President, Sundaben Life Adjustment Consultants.

Previous Appointments:

– Assistant Secretary (the lowest Administrative Officer rank), Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, May 1972 – July 1975;

– Private Secretary to the Head of the Federal Military Government (HFMG), State House, July 1975 – September 1979;

– Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Defence , July 1981- September 1986;

– Assistant Director, Federal Ministry of Transport, 1987-1993;

– Deputy Director, Federal Ministry of Transport, 1994 – 1998;

– Director, Federal Ministry of Transport, January 1999 – October 1999;

– High Commissioner, Republic of Mozambique with concurrent accreditation to Swaziland, Madagascar and Mauritius, October 1999 – July 2003;

– Commissioner, Environment and Member of the State Executive Council, Ekiti State Government of Nigeria, June 2005 – November 2005;

– Chief of Staff to the Executive Governor and Member of the State Executive Council, Ekiti State Government of Nigeria, December 2005 – April 2007.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

– Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC)

– Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Emmanuel School, Ado-Ekiti, 1956; DMGS, Ijero-Ekiti, 1957-60; Ifaki Grammar School, Ifaki, 1961-62; University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1967-70; University of Manchester, UK, 1979-80.
Tertiary
N/A

AWARDS AND HONOURS:

– Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)

PUBLICATIONS:

– A Handbook of Practical Christianity, published by ACW Press, USA, 2001.
– Understanding Retirement, published by WINDUKE Publishing House, Ikeja, 2009.
– Love on the Wings of Time, published by The Teacher Gospel Ministry, Lagos, 2012.
– Experience the Power in Family Worship, published by The Teacher Gospel Ministry, Lagos, 2012.
– OLUSEGUN OBASANJO: Passing the Torch, published by The Teacher Gospel Ministry, Lagos, 2012.
– The Struggle for Nationhood: A Poetic Panegyric, published by Sundaben, Ikorodu, Lagos, 2014.
– Understanding Ageing (in print).

HOBBIES:

– Reading, Golf.

SOCIAL CLUB:

– Old Students Association

EMAIL ADDRESS:

omotayo4450@yahoo.com

PHONE NUMBER:

+234 816 602 3813

ADDRESS:

c/o 27 S. O Williams Crescent,
Off Anthony Enahoro Street,
Utako,
Abuja, Nigeria.

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