THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

BEST REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS IN NIGERIA

EXCEPTIONAL BLEND

Whoba Ogo

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Whoba Ogo is the Chief Executive of Sandworth Properties Limited. He represents a unique blend of executive acumen as a global team builder and a business development magnate. He has been credited with a strong ROI rating in business areas such as infrastructure development and operational management within Nigeria.

Whoba Ogo also leads as Chief Executive Officer of Woobs Resources Ltd, the promoters of one of the largest retail private market in Nigeria (The ARENA Market) with over 3000 units of fully finished mixed development comprising of shops, lock up stalls, office spaces, open stalls and warehouses amongst others. He also seats on the board of New Town Bureau De Change Limited & Whobbss Integrated Services Ltd

Whoba Ogo has climbed the corporate ladder both nationally and internationally. He has built several responsive organizations that consistently deliver results by aligning organizational initiatives with business objectives, with substantial improvement to service delivery, standardization and business functionality.

A graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos, Whoba Ogo has a deep background in finance and organizational development. His career spans years of hard work with the most reputable banks in Nigeria where he put in over 13 years banking services cutting across Operations Management and Branch Management in Fidelity Bank, Savannah Bank, & Metropolitan Bank.

Whoba Ogo is happily married with kids.

Safiya Whoba

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mrs. Safiya  Whoba  holds a BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos (2000). She has over 12 years dynamic experience in banking with Fidelity Bank Plc. As a Banker in Fidelity Bank Plc, her proven expertise span through Treasury Operations, Domestic Accounts, Branch Coordination and Head of Transaction Services where she monitors financial transactions, oversees the efficient day to day processes of the bank, supervised bank staff, and Preserve a professional environment.

Safiya is also an Executive Director in Woobs Resources Limited, a Real Estate and solid minerals development Company. Safiya is a visionary and strategic leader who is an expert at continually refining and advancing an organization. She takes the wheel and drive forward ambitious and feasible strategic growth and sustainability plans. She is highly professional, forward thinking and possesses excellent interpersonal, communication and analytic skills.
She has demonstrated abilities in cementing healthy relationship with clients for generating business and leading workforce towards accomplishing business and corporate goals. Her Proven ability to consistently deliver results within scheduled time has helped to drive the vision of the company.
Safiya’s key strengths include Coordination, Financial Planning & Management, Reconciliation, Programme Planning & Management, Operational Planning and Management.
 Safiya is married with kids. She loves reading and travelling.

Management

Mike Nnoli

Head,
New Business Services

Mr. Mike Nnoli, graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Ambrose Alli University, Edo State, and has over 20 years work experience in the banking system which span across corporate banking, operations and capital market.

He is happily married and blessed with kids.

Peter Aloga

Financial
Controller

Mr. Peter Aloga has been in the industry for over a decade wealth of experience. He is a chartered accountant, an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. 

His career cuts across Real Estate, Banking, Financial Services, MSME Consulting and Training. He is a strategist in both business and financial management. He is an astute idea incubator and a mentor to entrepreneurs. He is a certified mentor to Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program.

Before assuming the position of the Group Financial Controller of Sandworth Properties Limited, he was the Chief Finance Officer of Global Trust Savings & Loans Limited. He was also one of the pioneer staff of Support & Training Entrepreneurship Program (STEP), an NGO arm of The World Bank Group established by International Finance Corporation (IFC) where he worked as Funds & Grants Manager. He had his audit training with Olayemi Teibo & Co, a firm of Chartered Accountants where he handled several audit assignments.

He has served as a member of ALCO, Budget and planning, Board Audit committee, Risk and compliance committee, management credit committee, internal control, business development services (BDS), monitoring and evaluation team at different capacities.  

Mr. Peter Aloga offers advisory services and expert opinion on Strategic Financial Management, Financial Control, Tax Planning and Management, Grants and Financial Linkages. 

Mr. Peter was trained at Crimson Business Solutions Ltd as a BDS Trainer by MEDA-Mennonite Economic Development Associates (a Canadian based Human, Business and Financial Advisory Consulting Firm).

Mr. Peter Aloga is also a resource person. He presently lectures Strategic Financial Management (SFM), Performance Management (PM) and Management Information (MI) at Squad Associates, the leading ICAN Tuition Centre in Lagos.

Bright Osakwe

New Business/Subsidiaries

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, an MBA from the University of Lagos and also an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from the University of Lagos.

 He is a Certified Business Consultant of the Chartered Association of Business Administrators, Canada.

Bright Osakwe is a holder of an Executive Masters International Marketing of the Metropolitan School of Business and Management London, United Kingdom.

Bright commenced his working career with Personal Trust Savings and Loans Limited as a Youth Corp Member and moved to Seven-Up Bottling Company as an Assistant Treasury Officer in the Treasury Department. He later worked with Staco Prime Capital Limited and Macreedy Capital Limited as Senior Investment Analyst and Financial Analyst/Investment Manager respectively. He played a central role in the Investment Team that jump started the Tinapa Free Trade Zone with the opening of the T-Mart Department Store Tinapa, Calabar. He brings the combination of over 17 years experiences to bear in his management of the Sandworth Properties Limited. Bright Osakwe has attended several professional development programmes including the Senior Financial Analyst Programme of the Lagos Business School. He has a passion for promoting sustainable operating models for SMEs.  He is married and is blessed with three Children.

Afolabi Oladele

Head, MulTi Tenant Management

Mr. Afolabi Oladele obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) from Osun State Polytechnic Iree 2003. Mr. Afolabi Oladele is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

He Joined PKF Professional Service in the year 2006 and  Eight (8) years’ experience in Audit and Assurance Unit of PKF Professional Service, a top 10 Global network of legally independent member firms providing local/foreign expertise in accounting, tax and business. He has successfully managed comprehensive financial data in Accounting, Taxation and Internal control that meets global standards.

He has attended several management training/course and accounting programs in Nigeria.

He is also an independent researcher. His research interests covers Real Estate Properties and Facility Management in Nigeria and other parts of the Country.

Mr. Afolabi joined Sandworth Properties Limited on the 23rd of September 2013 and He is currently the Group Head, Multi Tenants Management Services (MTGS).

Kenry Ugbeh

Head,
Technical Services

Kelechi Nwaogu

Head,
Operations

Mr. Kelechi Nwaogu, graduated with a degree in Political Science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds M.Sc degree in Political Science specializing in Public Administration from the University of Ibadan.

He has over 20 years work experience stretching across Manufacturing, Consulting, Real Estate and Construction and Facility Management where he worked in several capacities and holding different positions of authority within and outside the country.

Mr. Nwaogu is a consummate writer. Some of his works like ‘Sovereign States and Global Cooperation’, ‘Africa and the Global Neighbourhood’, and “Globalization: The theory and practice of citizenship in Africa”, among others are published by Humanities Review Journal, African Journal of International affairs and Development and African Journal of Political Science and International Relations respectively.

He is happily married and they are blessed with three children.

Wellington Enabulele

Chief
Inspector

Mr. Wellington Enabulele hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy with Second Class Upper Division (2.1) from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University and a post-graduate working experience of over 6 years in Hospitality, Banking and Real Estate sectors.

For the greater number of the years of experience, he occupied Accounting, Finance & Audit positions, working as an internal auditor/cost controller, accountant, internal control officer and reconciliation & investigation officer. Mr. Wellington is an Associate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and pass all the final stage papers in one sitting. He is currently a PGD Student at the National Open University of Nigeria.

Before joining Sandworth Properties, Mr. Wellington has worked in one of the foremost Mortgage Bank in the country; Resort & Loans Plc. In resort savings and loans plc (One of foremost Mortgage Bank), Mr. Wellington worked in various units/departments like business development, internal control & Audit, Electronic Banking, Reconciliation & Investigation unit, and also worked briefly with the managing director as the personal assistant, he diligently carried out his duties, displaying great sense of commitment to every task resulting to outstanding performance in all the units in worked.

He brings to sandworth properties, a wealth of experience that cut across Account, Finance, Investigation, and Audit & Control.

Adaeze Whoba

Head
Leasing Services

Joan Usman

Head,
HR & Admin

Adedayo Adebajo

Head,
IT/E-Business

Michael Jegede

Head,
Accounts

Blessing Ukpai

Head,
Wealth Creation

B.Sc Economics

Supervisors

Sadiq Remilekun

Audit

B.Sc Accounting

Lanre Apalowo

Inspection

B.Sc Banking & Finance

Ify Okoronkwo

Leasing Supervisor

B.Sc Biochemistry

Emmanuel Ngana

Leasing Supervisor

B.Eng Electrical Electronics

Bala Abdullahi

Leasing Supervisor

B.Tech Geography & Meterology