Dr Ajiboye Oyeleke, PhD
Dr. Oyeleke Ajiboye is one of the 10 Nigerians under 40 in Business, respected and celebrated CEOs. He is known for his track record of passion for winning, and his desire for positive impact everywhere he finds himself.
He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the University of Lagos, MBA from Lincoln University, Oakland California, USA. He is the first Nigerian to Complete the Advanced Masters class in Negotiation and Leadership at the Harvard Law School, USA.
He studied International Commercial Law (LLM) at the University of Salford, Manchester, UK, bagged a Ph.D. in Infrastructure Development and also a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Behavioral Finance. Also, an Alumnus of John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University where he studied Investment Decisions and Behavioral finance in 2018.
Dr. Oyeleke is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Environmental Engineering UK, a member of the US Green Building Council, USA; and a member of Society for Environmental Engineering UK.
He is the Group Managing Director of Efficacy Group. The subsidiaries of the group are Efficacy Construction Co. Ltd, Olan Medical Centre, Law & Logan Energy and Engineering Co. Ltd, Metro Agrofood Processing Co. Ltd, and Metro Quarry Limited.
a Child of God a Businessman an Entrepreneur a Philanthropist
Oyeleke was born in Ikeja, the capital city of Lagos, Nigeria to Prince Olasunkanmi Ajiboye of the Elemo Royal Ruling family in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area, Osun state and Mrs Modupe Ogunlusi- Ajiboye a native of Ilupeju Ekiti, Ekiti state. His Father; Prince Olasunkanmi Ajiboye, FCA , a renowned chartered accountant was the sponsor of the WEMA Bank Plc that was built in Iragbiji in 1981 which still remains the only bank in the town till date.
A lover of education, Oyeleke started his pursuit for knowledge at Niger Pre-Age international home school, Ipaja, Lagos and then proceeded for his secondary education at Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja , Lagos and later to Community Grammar School, Ipaja, Lagos. He continued his tertiary education at The Lagos State Polytechnic where he studied Electrical/Electronics Engineering before going further to bag a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from the prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
Oyeleke has since acquired several post graduate degrees in the following areas; a Master’s degree in Project Management from the Project Management College, United Kingdom, an MBA in international Business Management from Lincoln University, Oakland, California, United State of America, an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Salford. He is also an alumnus of Executive Education at Harvard University, MIT and TUFTS, where he took courses on Negotiation, Business Leadership, Mediation, Strategy and Implementation. He has a PHD in Housing and Estate Development. He is a member and affiliate of many professional organizations like institute of Engineering (IET) United Kingdom, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Association of Project Management (APM), and international Facilities Management Association (IFMA).
From a very young age, Oyeleke has been an ambitious, analytical, industrious and self-motivated leader with high moral uprightness, honesty, accountability skills and above all a God fearing young man who loves to motivate and encourage individuals with purpose and passion for their life pursuits. As a student on campus he volunteered for community service in 2005, was President of Nigeria Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES) in University of Lagos, where he mentored over 50 students in different institutions in Lagos every semester. He also led a student entrepreneur network in 2006 with over 50% of members now successful business owners.
As a seasoned engineer with several years of experience, practical and formal trainings in Real estate, Project Management, investment Risk Assessment, Business Advisory and also a trained negotiator from the Prestigious Harvard University, he has successfully grown his business of over nine years into a leading and top notch company in the real estate and construction industry. Efficacy Construction Company where is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing director is a construction and engineering company committed to delivering quality, timely and cost-effective construction and engineering services to its clients. With several industry and professional awards to its credit, Efficacy Construction Company under Oyeleke’s leadership has risen to become a preferred engineering, property development and project engineering company in Nigeria.
Oyeleke’s knowledge and experience ranges from packaging one-off residential investment properties through to multi-million dollar property investment portfolios with well calculated, mitigated risk and successful investment exit strategy. His passion is to see his clients’ have access to excellent and viable investment coupled with industry leading aftercare services and this has made him in recent times to successfully create a comfortable investment environment for his customers with high return on investment for his stakeholders.
As the founder of Oyeleke Ajiboye Foundation a non- governmental organization into youth and widow empowerment, he has a philanthropic project tagged “Nurture a Dream”; a scholarship support scheme for secondary and tertiary school students which has been operational since 2011.
Oyeleke’s exceptional performance and excellent disposition has earned him various recognitions and awards both at the national and international level. He has been honored with professional awards for merit and excellence and has also been recognized for his positive contribution to the real estate industry. His awards includes: The Across Nigeria Outstanding Leaders Gold Award for his excellent performance and contribution to the development of the real estate industry in Nigeria(2009), The Nigerian Real Estate Practitioners Gold Award(2010), Business Owner of the year award 2010 finalist by the Future Awards. The 2013 Global Leader of integrity Merit Award for honesty, good governance, transparency and accountability in leadership towards development of Nigeria. He was also nominated for the 2013 Choice Property Excellence awards, nominated as one of the Young African legends under 40 in Africa(Ventures Africa, Nothing ventured Nothing Gained)2013 and also nominated as one of the 10 most powerful Nigerians in Business under 40(Ynaija) 2014.
A devout and committed Christian, Ajiboye Oyeleke is happily married to Oluwadamilola Ajiboye and the union is blessed with two children Inioluwa and Ireoluwa.