SEARCHLIGHT ON BSB
Community leadership is a call to service. It is a call to transform a community of people, seeking relevant succour to life issue.
Hon. Babatunde Sikiru Balogun ~ BSB as popularly called by friends and associates is a grassroot leader whose cardinal motive is to serve the people of Odogbolu, and lead them to an appreciable and enviable height.
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Babatunde Sikiru Balogun was born in Lagos on the 28th of August 1973 into the Compound family of Balogun Osonnaike in Odogbolu, Ogun State. His father Kolawole Balogun (late) is from Agada quarters and his mother Adedoyin Balogun is from Efiyan quarters, wards 5 and 4 respectively of Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State. He is married to Oluwatosin Balogun (nee Ibrahim), blessed with children.
BSB had his primary school education at Mayflower Junior School Ikenne from 1979 to 1984. He proceeded to Mayflower School Ikenne for his secondary school education between 1984 to 1990. Had his University education at Ogun State University, Ago- Iwoye now Olabisi Onabanjo University from 1994 to 1998 where he obtained a B.SC ED Accounting and later obtained Masters in Public Administration from the same University in 2013.From his Education Backgrounds and Qualifications, you will agree that BSB is a patriotic and true son of Ogun State and can be referred to as OGUN STATE BREED ACADEMICALLY
BSB is also a full member of the Institute of Chartered Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria- IARN. He served his father land as a Youth Corper in Zamfara State between 1999 to 2000.
Unlike the usual Nigeria full time typical politician, political jobber or political parasites who survived base on their involvement in politics, BSB working experience distinguished him.
His working experience started immediately after his service year in 2000 in Zamfara State.
– Training Coordinator/Accountant at Megatech Computer Training Centre Gusau and Audit Trainee at Sulaiman Abubakar and Co Chartered Accountants, external Auditors to the Zamfara State Government from 2000 to 2002.
– Admin/Account Manager at Ladis Plastics and Paints Nigeria Limited, Ekoro Road, Abule Egba from 2002 to 2005.
– Employed by Bemil Nigeria Limited, one of the foremost and leading private Security Company in the Country in July 2005. Over the years, BSB served as a Deputy Manager, Admin/ Vault Manager, Senior Operations Manager, Assistant General Manager and Head Business Development. He resigned voluntarily in January 2016 after over 10 years Meritorious Service with the Company to be at the helms of affairs of his own Company, Latoms Integrated Services Limited, a Company that deals in production and supply of building materials.
BSB leadership qualities, skills and experience has made him a force to reckon with not only in Odogbolu politics, but also in Ogun State.
-School Hall Organiser for Mayflower School Ikenne, Ogun State. ( 1988 to 1990).
~ National Assistant General Secretary 1, Mayflower Old Students Association- MOSA, 2005- 2007.
~ National General Secretary MOSA, 2007- 2009.
~ National Ex-Officio Member MOSA, 2009- 2011.
~ Assistant Executive Secretary General, Association of Cash Managers of Nigeria ( ACMAN) 2011- 2014.
~ Secretary General Ex-May 1984/1990 Class Set (an affiliate of MOSA) 2011 till date.
~ National Vice President 1 MOSA 2013- 2015.
~ National Ex-Officio Member MOSA 2015- 2017.
BSB is an astute Politician whose involvement in Politics in Odogbolu Local Government and Ogun State is dated back 1999. He has always been at the background as a very strong grass root Mobiliser. He contested in the PDP primary election for the Odogbolu State Constituency seat in the Ogun State House of Assembly in 2014.
Going by the aforementioned exceptional qualities coupled logical reasoning with normative and empirical contemporary political analysis. BSB name has been in mind and lips of almost every citizen and occupant of Odogbolu State Constituency; and no wonder why his name has usually cropped up in any subject of discussion pertaining to Odogbolu 2019 OGHA race.
BSB is resourceful, reliable and responsible. A good team player who has great attention to details, analytical abilities, effective and efficient communication and Coordination Skills.
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