Dr. Abdulmumin Yinka Ajia is an entrepreneur, management consultant and scholar with over 21 years of experience in senior management and leadership positions traversing the private sector, government, and NGO. Ajia began his professional management career at the Central Bank of Nigeria, Jos, in the year 2000 and later spent 8 plus years in middle management at fortune 500 Yum Brands Inc. As a public servant, Ajia served as a Special Assistant/Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Nigerian Railway Corporation and is currently Chair of the non – profit Ilorin College for Advanced Studies, Ilorin, Nigeria. Ajia is also Chairman, Triple A farms & Entrepreneurial Centre, Asa LGA, Nigeria & Triple AAA Guest House & Hotels Limited, Ilorin, Nigeria. Dr. Ajia is President/Principal Management Consultant at Clearwater Management Consulting & Training, a management consulting and training firm with Oﬃces in Ilorin, Nigeria and Fort Wayne, USA. Dr. Ajia is also Chairman/CEO of Emirate Gardens Global Investments Limited, a real estate investing and development company in Ilorin, Nigeria. Before his professional career, Ajia earned a Bachelor’s in economics from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria, a Masters in Organizational Leadership/Management and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership/Organizational Management from the Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. A philanthropist and community leader, Dr. Ajia also sits on the board of several non – profit organizations in Nigeria.
Chief strategic advisor
Yemi Adewusi is a management consultant, and business strategist. He graduated atop his Political Science class at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1999. Mr. Adewusi earned his MBA at the Lagos State University and an Executive Masters in Project Management from the Project Management College, United Kingdom.
Over the last 20 plus years, Yemi has worked in NGO, Media, Telecoms, Power and the Renewable energy sectors in three emerging economies of Nigeria, Ghana and the Benin Republic. Mr. Adewusi is responsible for portfolios that covers Business Strategy, Sales, Market Penetration, Customer Experience and Project Management.
He is passionate about technology adoption by MSMEs and in the last 10 years, has trained over 500 small business owners on digital technology for business eﬀiciency. He is currently the CEO of Techridge Global Limited, a consulting firm that provides business advisory services to start-ups and businesses in the Fintech and Oﬀ-Grid energy spaces. Mr. Adewusi is currently a Carnegie Corporation PhD Scholar in Public Policy at the University of Ibadan
chief legal OFFICER
Dr. Ahmed isau
Ph.D, BL, LLM
Dr Ahmed Isau is a seasoned legal and tax practitioner with experience spanning various branches of tax, law and legal practices.
Ahmed is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he obtained a first degree in Law. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Bwari, Abuja, where he obtained his B.L. Ahmed obtained his LLM with a specialization in International Business Law, from the University of London in 2011 and his doctoral degree in taxation from the University of Ilorin in 2018. His thesis on Transfer Pricing is adjudged as a breakthrough research on the subject in Nigeria.
Dr Isau started his professional career with Ernst & Young Nigeria (EYN) in 2008 as a tax associate. Ahmed worked in the Human Capital and Tax Advisory units of the Firm. As a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, he was able to deploy his legal experience and background into a wide range of issues that requires statutory interpretation of the various tax statutes.
Ahmed joined Saka A. Isau & Co., a foremost Law Firm in Nigeria, as partner in 2013 and in 2015, Dr. Isau established his own Law firm, Earl Legal Services. The firm, over the years, has handled various briefs and novel cases that have contributed to legal developments and reforms in Nigeria. Dr. Isau has appeared before the Supreme Court of Nigeria, The Court of Appeal, The Federal High Court, and state high courts.
Because of his commitment to lifelong learning, Dr. Isau also teaches taxation and other aspects of law as a lecturer in the department of Business and Private Law of the Faculty of Law, Kwara State University, Malete, Kwara State and has published many research articles in the areas of law and taxation in peer reviewed journals.