Personality of the month for June: Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi

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BOBOYE OLAYEMI OYEYEMI (MFR, mni, NpoM) is LeadingReporters personality of the Month for June. Dr Oyeyemi is the Corp Marshal/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corp

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu State.
  • The prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) and becoming a proud member of the Alumni Association.
  • Harvard University,
  • School of Government, Royal Institute for Public Administration (RIPA), London,
  • University of Lagos,
  • The Polytechnic Ibadan,

He also attended the following World Class Security Institutions courses:  Police Training Division, Suffern, New York in 1992 – Glock Armorer’s and Firearms Safety Course, Region VI Police Driving School, Wilshire County, Devices, England, Sleep Research Laboratory, Loughborough University, UK, Glock, John R Wald Inc; NY, USA and Shot gun Instructors Course, NY, USA.

CORPORATE COMPETENCES

  • Sound Administrative Prowess
  • Team-Player/Ideas Strategist
  • Ability to form Strategic partnership with Stake-holders
  • Tolerant and ability to accommodate dissenting voices while striving to point them to the core visions of the Commission
  • Ability to identify problems and proffer solutions

AWARDS/RECOGNISION

  • Best performing Head of Department 2009-2013
  • First officer to lead the Nation’s Lead Agency in Road Traffic administration and safety management.
  • Led the Corp to become the first enforcement organization to be ISO 9001:2008 certified in Africa and the fourth in the world as well as the UN example of a lead road traffic management agency in Africa
  • The Biographical Man of the Year Award of the American Biographical Institute, USA

NATIONAL AWARD/RECOGNITION

  • Member of the Order of the Federal Republic {MFR} in 2006
  • National Productivity Order of Merit Award NPoM, conferred him by the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, {GCFR} on 20th August, 2015.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON),
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) London,
  • Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (ICA),
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN).

CORE VISION/MANDATE

  • Attainment of the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety (2011 – 2020)
  • Reduction of road traffic crashes and fatalities by 50% by year 2020
  • Accra Declaration of reducing road traffic crash fatalities by 50% by year 2015 as well as reversal of the trend of 43 deaths per 10,000 vehicles to minimum of 2 deaths per 10,000 vehicles.
  • Placing Nigeria among the league of global safest roads by the year 2020;

Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi is adequately endowed to carry this through due to his numerous divergent trainings.

With about 28 years in service, he has attended over 200 high profile Courses, Conferences, Seminars and Workshops locally and internationally. He has three publications on road safety administration and numerous unpublished works to his credit.

HOBBIES

Tennis, Golf and Cycling; Reading and Researching

He is happily married with three children.

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