Overseas Fellowship of Nigerian Christians
EVERYONE A FAITHFUL DISCIPLE OF CHRIST
The highest policy and decision-making body in the OFNC is its National Executive Council (NEC), which is made up of National Officers and Area Secretaries. These are also the Trustees of the fellowship. To help things run smoothly, the NEC is chaired by the National Chairman who is the Chief Executive Officer.
Area Secretaries are then the executive and spiritual leaders of their respective branches. The image below describes the different levels of decision-making in the OFNC. The General Assembly meets once each year at the Annual National Conference, which incorporates the AGM; the NEC meets quarterly. Each Branch has a Branch Executive Committee that meets according to local arrangements.
Dr Akintoye Oluwatudimu
Chairman – Dr Akintoye Oluwatudimu
Akin has been a member of the OFNC for 28 years and has served in various roles, including area secretary of both London Central and South-Essex branches. He is a construction professional within higher education, a director of The Emmanuel School trust and school governor.
Mr. Kayode Adisa
National Secretary – Mr. Kayode Adisa
Kayode is a trained Chemical Engineer with MBA from Cranfield University. He is a business leader in the Food & Drinks industry. Kayode is passionate about helping people fulfil their human potentials whilst navigating the many hurdles of life, especially with the assurance that faith in Christ Jesus freely offers
Miss Olufunmilayo Bafuwa
National Treasurer – Miss Olufunmilayo Bafuwa
I’m a publisher, entrepreneur and civil servant. I joined OFNC when I moved to Newcastle in 2016 and found both a home and my tribe. I had served previously as the Editor in chief of Arise Magazine. I love reading and learning.
Dr Dianabasi Nkantah
National Men Coordinator
National Men Coordinator – Dr Dianabasi Nkantah
Dianabasi lives in Coventry and worships at Earlsdon Methodist Church, where he serves as a Church Steward. He is married with three sons. He is a university lecturer and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and serves as Chair of British Computer Society (BCS), Coventry branch.
Dr. Ngozi Nwokoma
National Women Coordinator
National Women Coordinator – Dr Ngozi Nwokoma
A medical doctor, Ngozi is passionate about encouraging people to maximise every opportunity while acknowledging God as the source of everything. The author of: Hope Breaks out with Singing & The Fear of God, she is married to Dr. Chinwe Nwokoma and blessed with 3 children.
Miss Toluwani Daramola
National Youth Coordinator
National Youth Coordinator – Miss Toluwani Daramola
Miss Toluwani Daramola is the National Youth Coordinator. She is a hospital pharmacist who enjoys music, reading and the creative process in all its beautiful forms. I’m in the Liverpool branch of OFNC and have been since I was 4 years old.
National Children Coordinator
Dr Ademola Bankole Akomolafe
National Prayer Secretary
National Prayer Secretary – Dr Ademola Bankole Akomolafe
Dr Akomolafe is a member of the OFNC Hull Branch. He has been a member of the OFNC since 1991 and has served in various posts including Area Secretary, Men’s coordinator and Prayer secretary. In his own words, he says “I committed my life to Jesus Christ in 1990 I am married with three children and two grandchildren”.
Dr Ifeolu Akintunde
Missions, Evangelism and Discipleship Secretary
Missions, Evangelism and Discipleship Secretary – Dr Ifeolu Akintunde
Ifeolu Akintunde is the Missions, Evangelism and Discipleship Secretary. He is also access officer. Before then, he has been national publicity secretary from 2011-2019, member of the constitution drafting committee (2010). He belongs to the Lancaster branch where he serves as worship leader and was one time the head of the student programme and prayer secretary. Outside of the OFNC, he is the CEO of IOA Consults LTD. He has won several awards for his work with international students and disabled people.
Professor John Durodola
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Director of Strategic Partnerships – Professor John Durodola
Prof. Durodola is the immediate past Chairman of the Overseas Fellowship of Nigerian Christians in the UK. He has been a member of the OFNC for many years and can testify to God’s goodness and blessings in the OFNC. He is married to Dr Mrs Funmi Durodola and Jesus is his HERO.
Dr Babatunji Adeogun
Director of IT & Systems
Director of IT & Systems – Dr Babatunji Adeogun
I joined OFNC in 2008 and I had served as the Liverpool Branch Area Secretary and later as the National Secretary. I am a General Practitioner. I am married to Oluseun and we are blessed with 2 lovely boys. I am in the leadership team of my local church in Wigan.
Dr. Abel Adegoke
Mentoring Scheme National Coordinator
Mentoring Scheme National Coordinator – Dr. Abel Adegoke
Dr Abel Adegoke is a senior GP and a Primary Care Cardiovascular Physician. He is a teacher and trainer of both undergraduate and postgraduate doctors in General Practice. A past National Secretary and National Chairman of the OFNC, Dr Adegoke is a Christian leader, mentor and a seasoned conference speaker
National Coordinators, Family Counselling & Support Group – Dr John and Mrs Margaret Ameobi
John & Margaret Ameobi have been happily married since April 1979; and their union is blessed with six grown up children and many grandchildren. They have been part of the OFNC since 1987, and have served in a number of offices and are privileged to still be serving.
Mrs Michelle Ugwueze
Birmingham Area Secretary
Cardiff Area Secretary
Cardiff Area Secretary – Mr Ayodeji Rotibi
Bro Ayo Rotibi is the Area Secretary at the Cardiff Branch. He is a Cybersecurity researcher at the Cardiff University and the Associate Pastor at the Cardiff branch of Winners Chapel International. He is married to Tayo and they are blessed with children.
Doncaster Area Secretary
Doncaster Area Secretary – Pastor Oluwagbeminiyi Olusola
Brother Oluwagbeminiyi Olusola serves as the branch Area Secretary for Doncaster. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Theology. A lover of God and together with wife Olabimpe, pastors the RCCG Maranatha Church Doncaster. His interests are in the Kingdom of God, computers, singing and teaching.
Mrs Aderonke Williams
Hull Area Secretary
Hull Area Secretary – Mrs Aderonke Williams
I am a Food Scientist who has worked in the the regulatory, quality and technical aspects of food processing. I enjoy reading, singing and brainstorming ideas. I am married with 2 boys and love working and living in the Humber area.
Kent Area Secretary
Kent Area Secretary – Mr. Olagoke Faromika
Mr. Olagoke Faromika is the Area Secretary for the OFNC Kent branch. He is a Chartered Architectural Technologist by profession, He is a member of the KICC Church in Kent, England and a member of the Board of Trustees for RCCG Glory of God Parish Exeter, Devon. Goke enjoys traveling, playing Tennis, and cycling in spare time. He is married and blessed with 3 children
Mrs Glory Vincent-Hejirika
Lancaster Area Secretary
Lancaster Area Secretary – Mrs Glory Vincent-Hejirika
Sister Glory is the current area secretary of OFNC Lancaster branch. She is blessed with 4 children and works in the NHS as a healthcare science assistant. In her words; “I believe that Jesus is my Lord and saviour and I am proud to be a member of the OFNC”.
Mr Chima Mere
Leeds Area Secretary
Leeds Area Secretary – Mr Chima Mere
Bro Chima Mere is the OFNC Leeds branch Area Secretary. He lives to serve the King of kings and Lord of lords and is married with two children. A senior food safety & quality manager in global retail market. He enjoys walking and jogging. Love God, life and people are his watchwords.
Mr Peter Ikuobase
North London Area Secretary
North London Area Secretary – Mr. Peter Ikuobase
Peter is an IT professional specialising in project management. He loves to study, teach and apply the word of God. He leads the Youth ministry at his church. Peter was Editor-in-chief of Arise Magazine from 2012 to 2015. He lives in London with his wife Liz and their two teenagers.
Mr Timothy Aguana
Nottingham Area Secretary
Mr Matthew Hamza
Oxford Area Secretary
Oxford Area Secretary – Mr. Matthew Hamza
Mr Matthew Hamza is the Area Secretary of the Oxford branch. He is a civil servant who enjoys gospel jazz music and also loves to spend time with his family. He is married with two children. He is also involved with other Christian ministerial functions.
Mrs. Titilayo Oluwatudimu
South Essex Area Secretary
South Essex Area Secretary – Mrs. Titilayo Oluwatudimu
Titilayo has been a member of OFNC for more than 28 years and was once the National Publicity Secretary and Youth Coordinator. She is an experienced educator and currently the CEO/Director of Education of The Emmanuel School Trust. Titilayo is a motivational speaker and an advocate for Parental Involvement in education.
Mr Antonio Alfredo Tembo
Southampton Area Secretary
Southampton Area Secretary – Mr. Antonio Alfredo Tembo
Bro Antonio Tembo is a Multiskilled Engineer at 2 Sisters Food Group, as part of team of diversified engineering disciplines that maintain a poultry automation factory. He graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering. He is currently serving as Southampton Area Secretary for the OFNC.