Adisa Kabiru

Excellence does not just happen to individuals, it is usually a product of painstaking efforts and unceasing learning. This is the case with Mr Adisa Kabiru Adeniyi who has turned himself into a paragon of excellence, impacting positively everything he touches. Born in Iwo, Osun state right after the civil war in the early 70s, Mr Adisa Kabiru Adeniyi has been working in the campaign for a greater Iwo since he was a teenager.

The young Adeniyi began his preparation for excellent outings at the Baptist Day School, Oke Odo, Iwo, where he had his primary education and impressed many of his teachers. He proceeded to the prestigious and highly competitive Iwo grammar school, Iwo. Osun state polytechnics, Iree where he had his tertiary education and participated in unionism. He excelled in both his academic pursuit and student union endeavor becoming the chapter president of the Federation of Iwoland Students Union.

Out of school and having served the nation, Adisa Adeniyi set his sights on qualifying as a chartered accountant which he achieved shortly by passing his ICAN exams. He has also qualified as an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.

He had worked with both public and private sector like telecommunications, Properties Company, Pharmaceutical Company and presently works with Dangote Cement Plc- Ibese as the Management Accountant. Mr. Adeniyi is well versed in tax laws, commercial laws, company laws, accounting and auditing standards, management consultancy, information system audit, information system consulting, mergers and acquisitions, risk management and general office management.

An entrepreneur per excellence, he established Kabee Luxury Intercontinental Limited in 2003, also Adeniyi Olubode Professional Services (A firm of Chartered Accountants) in 2012 and also Alli Iwo Nigeria Limited in 2015. In addition to this, he is a writer, editor and researcher.

A dedicated humanitarian, he established Guildance Community Development Foundation in year 2000, an organisation that has now touched thousands of lives and is well known in the grassroots development scene. The Foundation was established to cater and care for the orphans and vulnerable children, alleviate poverty, provide free medical services and community development. The NGO is funded with his salary. The chartered accountant considers Chief Obafemi Awolowo his role model and wants to help the less privilege people the way his role model has done.

He is also the coordinator of Iwoland Development Coalition, an organization that is just a year old but whose impact in Iwo has become undeniable.

Among the projects he has been involved in the recent times are:
i. Planted hospital for the uses of people in Akinbami Village in Aiyedire Local Government in Osun State.
ii. Provision of clothes for more 200 children
iii. Provision health outreach to people in Oyo and Osun state respectively
iv. Distribution of more than 3,000 Birth Kits to pregnant women
v. Successfully organised various Seminars for Traditional Birth Attendants in Ibadan, Oyo State
vi. Provision of Vitamin A and Albendazole (dewormer) at Akinbami Village and Ajangbala Eleha in Iwo Local Government for Children between ages of 6 to 59 months. The dewormer (Albendazole) has been helping to expel worms from the children. This on the longer term will aid digestion of 150 children and by extension the health of the children. Similarly, the vitamin A distributed has helped in the improvement of sight and the cognitive development of the children in general.

The community servant as he is fondly called has been recognized with awards for his various accomplishments and philanthropy. He is happily married with children and loves football.

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