Staff and Administration
The LFBI team comprises of well trained and experienced personnel in the field of food nutrition, disaster relief, psychology and counseling, special care givers and health workers. The team come with various skills and expertise that equips them with the ability to oversee and meet the needs of the various.
LFBI is also staffed by other workers who will provide administrative services to ensure the smooth running of the food bank e.g. ensure the proper upkeep and maintenance of the surroundings and manage the staff members.
Meet Our Trustees
The men and women who are the brain behind Lagos Food Bank are dedicated individuals from a variety of backgrounds, all dedicated to creating a hunger-free Nigeria.
Founder / President
Mr. Michael A. Sunbola - LLB (HONS) BL, LLM, MCIArb (UK)
Michael Sunbola is a legal practitioner by training and a motivational speaker; he obtained his first and Masters degree from the prestigious University of Lagos. He is the Managing partner of Pundit Barristers & Solicitors; an arbitration practitioner with a grounded knowledge in insolvency, arbitration and mediation proceedings.
He is a member of several international and local professional bodies to wit: Member, Chartered institute of Arbitrators - MCIArb (UK); Member, Lagos Court of Arbitration- MLCA ; Member, Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN) ; Certified Mediator of the Lagos Multi-door Court House (LMDC) ; Member Nigerian Institute of Advance Legal Studies (NIALS) ; Member Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) ; Member of Institute of Trade Finance Management and Practice of Nigeria -TFMPN; Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) .
He has a calling to advance the cause of the voiceless and reach out to the downtrodden, the needy and the less privileged.
Mrs. Vivian Maduekeh - MSc. (Oxford); MIFST
Vivian Maduekeh is a Public Health and Food Systems Consultant with a keen interest in food safety, food security, nutrition, preventive medicine and health literacy. She is the Managing Principal/Founder of Food Health Systems Advisory LtD (FHS Africa).
Preceding FHS Africa, She served as a health promotion lead at Nigeria's premier health insurance firm Hygeia HMO, where she advised corporate clients on disease prevention. She has also worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) Food Safety and Zoonosis Unit in Geneva, a UK Department for International Development (DFID) health project and with Rivers Vegetable Oil Company (RIVOC) as a quality control/ water safety officer.
Vivian holds a MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine from the University of Oxford, UK as an ExxonMobil Global Health Scholar; and a BSc. (Hons) in Food Science and Technology from the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. Vivian is a professional member of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).
Vivian was selected as a New Voices Fellow (food security) at the Aspen Institute, USA for her outstanding work. She was also nominated as one of the top 42 young African innovators to watch by Ventures Africa.
Mr Ayodele Sunbola - Chairman
Rev. Dr. Ayodele is the M.D/CEO of S. Ayus Properties Ltd with over 25 years’ experience of real estate management and services. He is also a Pastor with God’s Way Ministries in Lagos. He has participated in several workshops and leadership training where he shares his wealth of knowledge and experience with people. He has contributed immensely to the birth, growth and expansion of Lagos Food Bank.
Mr. Joses U. Aso - BSc (Food Sc. & Tech), MNIFST
Mr. Joses Aso is a seasoned food professional and Food Scientist/Technologist by training. With over 10 years’ experience in the Food Services industry, he has served in various capacities including Production Mgr, Restaurant Mgr, Commercial Mgr, Brand Mgr and Quality Control/Assurance Mgr. Currently; he is the QA/QC Mgr of Mama Cass Restaurants Ltd Lagos. Joses is a professional member of the Nigeria Institute of Food Science & Technologist (NIFST). He is very passionate about the essence of food and feeding the hungry.
Abibat Hassan - BSc. Mass communication
Abibat Hassan is a trained HR Practitioner. She obtained her first and Masters degree from the University of Lagos. She presently works in Sahara Group Limited, a leading energy firm in Lagos and other parts of Africa, she is passionate about feeding the needy and serving humanity.