Chief Olufemi Adeniyi –Williams
Chief Olufemi Adeniyi –Williams was born on 11th November, 1939 in Lagos. He had his formal education at St. Gregory’s College, Ijebu-Ode Grammer School, Ibadan Grammar School and Hull College of Art Anlaby Road, Hull Yorkshire U.K.
He began his illustrious career in 1963 at J. Allen & Co, moved to the Nigerian Broadcasting Television Service and later joined Ogilvy Benson & Mather where he rose through the ranks to become the agency’s Chief Executive Officer.
A boardroom guru, he holds Chieftaincy titles from Ile-Ife, Lagos and Egbaland. He is happily married with children to Chief (Mrs.) Temitope Adeniyi-Williams.
Olaleye Adebiyi is the Vice Chairman of Afro Tourism. He is a Tax Attorney with over 25 years’ experience. Olaleye is an avid traveller and has visited many countries around the world particularly in Africa.
Through his travels he realised that there is a keen need to unveil the untapped tourism potential in Africa despite the worrying lack of intra-Africa transportation system.
Thus, Afro Tourism was born from this premise that ‘Africa more than any other continent is extremely culturally rich and diverse and this makes it the perfect destination for leisure and business tourists.’ Olaleye’s other interests include agricultural projects and charitable causes.
Omowande Adeniyi-Williams is a quintessential business administrator with versed experience in account management, business development, contract negotiation and relationship management.
She is an alumnus of the prestigious University College Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Lagos and Queens college Lagos, where she honed her skills in mass communication—Public Relation and advertising, and Project Management.
She has applied these skills with tremendous success across various sectors ranging from travel, banking, and pharmaceutical industries.
In 2012, Omowande began Athena Tours, a private enterprise that is today a toast among individuals and corporate bodies seeking leisure or luxury destination and events.