Board of Trustees

JOHN DIRAN OLABISI

Dr. Diran Olabisi, a medical practitioner, had his MBBS from the University of Ibadan and had his specialization at Royal College of surgeons Edinburgh, Scotland where he qualified as a consultant Surgeon on Ear, Nose and Throat. His career started at Adeoye State Hospital Ibadan, where he rose to become Senior Consultant. He moved to King Faisal Hospital Taif, Saudi Arabia as an E.N.T Surgeon and later came back to Ring Road Hospital Ibadan, Oyo state as chief consultant. In recognition of his service, he was appointed as the Director of Medical Services, Oyo state Hospital management Board and ultimately the permanent Secretary. He retired from public service in 2010.

Dr. Olabisi, a member of the Nigerian Medical Association, is a fellow of Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow, member Otorhinolaryngological Society of Nigeria as President; chairman Medical Board Nigerian Baptist Convention. Bowen University Teaching Hospital as Board Member; chairman Ibadan branch of the Olivet Baptist Old boy’s students Association.

Dr. Olabisi, a Deacon of Oritamefa Baptist Church Ibadan, is the founder and Medical Director of Highland Specialist Hospital, Yemetu Ibadan. He leads Divine Senior Citizens Palace Foundation as chairman of the Board.

ADEKUNBI MOFOLUKE DARAMOLA

Mrs. Kunbi Daramola, a Professional Nurse, started her career at School of Nursing, Eleyele, Ibadan where she qualified consecutively as a registered Nurse and a Registered Midwife, coming out as the best student on practical midwifery in her set. She later specialised in Public Health Nursing. She did Health Sisters Course; Community Health officers course and had Higher National Diploma in public Health nursing. She was a pioneer student of the National Open University of Nigeria in Nursing Science.

Mrs. Kunbi Daramola had all her career spanning 27 years in the services of Oyo and Osun States serving as Community Health Officer in charge of Primary health centres and preventive units in the state hospitals. Mrs. Daramola rose through the ranks to the level of Assistant Chief Nursing officer before she voluntarily resigned in 1998.

She conceived the idea of caring for the aged, leading to the attending several courses and conferences on geriatric care. She then started executing her vision with the establishment of Rose of Sharon Ltd, a total geriatric care which has fused into the Divine Senior Citizen Palace Foundation under a new and expanded board.

Mrs. Daramola, a deaconess of Oritamefa Baptist Church Ibadan, is a director of Divine Senior Citizens Palace Foundation and she is responsible for the daily management of operations as project Manager.

BOLANLE ADEKUNBI OLABISI

Mrs. Bolanle Olabisi, a teacher, had B.Sc. in Education and M.Sc. in Adult education from the university of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and University of Edinburgh respectively.

She had a successful teaching career covering several secondary schools in Oyo state and rose to the level of Vice principal at Ikolaba High School, Ibadan. After her voluntaryretirement from the service of Oyo state, she became the pioneer principal of Oritamefa Baptist Model School, Total Garden, Ibadan where she had a glowing tenure of eleven years evidenced by student’s outstanding yearly performance.

Although she again retired voluntarily from OBMS in 2007, Mrs Olabisi still actively applies her professional skills as member, education committee of the Nigerian Baptist Convention; and chairperson board of governors, Praise Academy, Ibadan.

Mrs. Bolanle Olabisi, a deaconess of Oritamefa Baptist Church Ibadan, is a director of Divine Senior Citizen Palace Foundation, and lends her support in the daily running of the project.

PROFESSOR OLADIMEJI OLADAPO

A professor at the department of Health Promotion and education, Faculty of public Health. University of Ibadan.

PROFESSOR OLADOSU OJEGBENDE

A professor of gynaecology at the University College Hospital Ibadan. He was a provost of the College of Medicine University of Ibadan.

ANDREW OLUSEGUN DARAMOLA

Mr. Daramola, a chartered accountant, had B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University). He is a fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria: member Chattered institute of taxation of Nigeria, member Nigeria Institute of management.

career spanning over 33 years, started with the Central Bank of Nigeria and he moved on in succession to accounting firms of Ade Esan & Co and Z.O Ososanya & Co, where he trained and qualified as a chartered accountant.

He had a brief spell at Elsan Nigeria Limited, a civil Engineering company as the chief accountant. Thereafter he moved into banking for about 13 years, having worked with Afribank Plc and Trans International Bank Plc at Top Management Level.

In year 2000, he retired into accounting practise, running DARAMOLA & CO, a firm of chartered accountants and management consultants as Managing Partner till date.

Mr. Daramola, a deacon of Oritamefa Baptist Church, Ibadan is a Director of Divine Senior Citizen Palace Foundation

REV. DR. DURO AYANRINOLA

A missionary and the President of All African Baptist Fellowship