CONSTITUENCY: OJO I
Legislative Year: 2015 – 2019 (THE 8TH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY)
Legislative Year: 2019 – 2023 (THE 9TH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY)
VICTOR OLUSEGUN BABATUNDE AKANDE
“MR BUSY BRAIN”
Victor Olusegun Babatunde Akande. To some, he is a gentleman per excellence. To the young scholars, he is simply known and called “MR BUSY BRAIN”. In the legal circle, he is referred to as V.O.B AKANDE. The legal Lexicon. To others, he is a man with an affinity for academic prowess. Suffix it to say that Victor Olusegun Akande was born in Badagry, Lagos State on the 14th July, 1973 into the family of Mr & Mrs Akande. His father is an Educationist who in his life time was the head teacher of various primary schools in Badagry and his late mother was a successful business woman.
Victor Akande attended our Ladies of Apostle’s Primary School, Badagry for his Elementary Education, while his Secondary Education spanned two Schools’ namely: Iworo-Ajido High School (Now known as Iworo-Ajodo Grammar School) Iworo-Ajido, Badagry and Badagry Grammar School, Badagry, Lagos State. He also attended school of Basic Studies in Badagry.
Akande proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos state where he graduated with B.Sc/Ed Biology in 1992. His quest for academic fulfillment led him to post Graduate Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where he was awarded with Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (PGDMS) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) respectively between 1996-2002. Not done yet, he came back to Lagos State University in 2003 to study Law where he had his LLB before proceeding to Nigeria Law School, Abuja where he was awarded BL after which he was called to the Nigeria Bar.
In 2011, Victor Olusegun Akande in his characteristics manner, enroll for Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) with bias in general Law practices from Lagos State University which he had successfully round off in 2014. Intermittently, Victor enrolled for and had equally passed various professional qualifying examinations of various professional bodies from 1994 till date. These includes the following:
- Chartered Institute of Administration;
- Chartered Institute of Arbitration of Nigeria;
- Certified Institute of Shipping;
- Nigeria Institute of Shipping;
- Institute of Freight and forwarders of Nigeria and Crown his effort with ACIA, ACIArb, ACIS, MNIS and MIFFN.
- Fellow of Institute of Public Diplomacy & Management of Nigeria (CIPDM).
- Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (ICAN).
- Fellow Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON).
AWARDS / HONOURS
- Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Badagry Branch – Friend of the Bench Award, In recognition of his remarkable and outstanding contributions to the Growth of NBA Badagry Branch 10th November, 2016.
- National Association of Public Administration Student (NAPAS) LASU – Merit Award, In recognition of outstanding contributions towards the growth and development of the department of Public Administration (LASU) 2016.
- Lagos Polytechnic Student Union Government (Student representative Council) – Life time Achievement Award, In recognition of his outstanding Contribution towards the development of the Youth of Nigeria 15th July, 2016.
- Nigeria Community News Point – Leadership Award, In recognition of Good Representation 30th May, 2016.
- Christ Temple Prayer & Counseling Excellent Award, In recognition of outstanding Leadership Qualities and Selfless Service to Humanity & Body of Christ 25th October, 2015.
- Nigeria Youth Assembly (NYA) – Honorary Membership as Patron to youth Development/ Empowerment and against corruption/ insecurity in Nigeria 3rd December, 2015.
- City Award Magazine -Pragmatic leadership Award, in recognition towards the development of Humanity & memtorious Service to the people of his Constituency.
- Afikpo Town Welfare Association (ATWA) – ICON of Advocate of the Masses 25th October,2014
- Junior Chamber International (JCI) – meritorious Award, in recognition of his contribution towards the growth & development of Education in his constituency 29th October, 2015
- Daily Pride Communication (Crime Burster International) – Honorary Award for Security ICON as most Security Conscious & Supportive Legislator of the year 1st May, 2016.
- Proven Integrity Commincation Network Ltd – African Leader of Integrity Merit Award, in recognition of Excellence in Legislative Proceedings towards the Development of his country, Africa Continent & the whole world in general 24th October, 2015.
- B.A Communications Ltd – Honorary Merit Award a role model in Ojo LGA and Lagos States as a whole due to positive contribution to the Development & Progress through good Legislative activities in Badagry Division 14th February, 2016.
- Jane Fabulous Media Ltd – Innovative Achievers Award, in recognition of excellent contribution to the development of Democracy in Nigeria 2016.
- First Eminent International (EMIGA) – Eminent International Gold Award, in recognition of immense contribution to Nation’s Building, Democratic governance, legal Practice & well-being of Ojo Community 8th January, 2016.
- Catholic Women Organization (St John’s Parish, Ojo Alaba) – Pillars of CWO Award, in recognition of his support to the Church & CWO Organization 29th May, 2016.
- League of Shepherds (Lagos Chapter) Award of recognition in recognition of distinguished and outstanding leadership, unquantifiable efforts, supports to the growth and service to humanity 27th December, 2017.
- PAN – African Distinguished Achievers Award (PADAA) for his building and support to the less privileged 30th March, 2018, 2018
- Alaba International Market Council of Elders, FFDA, Ojo, Lagos State, Award of life excellence in recognition of effective representation of Ojo 1 constituency 28th April, 2018 .
- Humanitarian Voluntary Association for Community Development (HUVACOD) Award of Excellence in recognition of outstanding services to humanitarian services 8th June, 2018.
- Youth Assembly of Nigeria (YAN) Yan National Body Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition of uprightness, tremendous contribution to humanity, exemplary leadership qualities, untiring effort towards efficient service delivery and immense contribution towards the upliftment of youth and Nigeria at large 13th July, 2018.
- Nigeria Association of Science Student Lagos State University Chapter Award of Excellence in recognition of his immense support towards the success of the maiden edition of science and talent exhibition 7th November, 2018.
- Nigerian Youth Parliament Federal Ministry of Youth and Sport (FCT) Abuja
Award of Outstanding Leadership in recognition of his tremendous contribution to humanitarian services, exemplary leadership qualities, unrelenting contributions towards youth developmental projects and service delivery to the good people of his constituency and Lagos state at large 30th April, 2019.
- West Africa Media Community Award: The Pride Newspaper Man of The Year Award of Excellence as most media friendly lawmaker of the year 12th July, 2019.
- National Association of Badagry Students (NABAS AOCOED) Distinguished Award for his unflinching support and well appreciated contributions to the success of the administration and progress of the association as the PRIDE OF THE STUDENTS 20th August, 2019.
- United Nations-Polac Appointment as Ambassador of Peace in recognition of his unflinching love for humanity coupled with his unrelenting and peaceful contributions towards human capital development 5th October, 2019.
- Nigeria Achievers Awards (NAA) Award of Excellence in Leadership and Humanitarian Service of the year 3rd November, 2019.
- Chemical Society of Nigeria Abuja Chapter Award of Excellence in recognition of his immense and outstanding support towards the growth of the association 7th December 2019.
- Otunba Ameto of Ojokoro Land
- Bobajiroro of Iba Kingdoms
Babatunde is a keen sport enthusiast. An accomplished athlete and soccer star who had represented his schools; Primary, Secondary, and tertiary Institutions at several meets and had won laurels. He also belongs to many professional bodies such as Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN) among others. An incurable optimist and a community leader who has inspired many youths in achieving their dreams both academically and financially.
After graduating with B.Sc. /Ed Biology, VOB Akande engaged in teaching profession with various private schools and host of private Lessons around Ojo, Festac Town and Ajao Estate in Lagos State. As a teacher his tenacity for teaching profession endeared him to be named “BUSY BRAIN” which later became the name of his Business in the education circle “BUSY BRAIN”. His teaching experience spanned 22years before he finally get involve in active Legal Profession and politics.
Olusegun Victor Akande founded his coaching Centre BUSY BRAIN ACADEMY in May 1996 and two years later, he established BUSY BRAIN Nursery and Primary School in September 1998 and his BUSY BRAIN Comprehensive College (Alaba branch) was established in September 1999 while Busy brain Comprehensive College, Okokmaiko , Ojo, Lagos was established in September, 2011.
V.O.B. Akande as is known and fondly called in the legal circle is the Principal Partner of V.O.B AKANDE & Associates a legal firm with bias in general Law practice.In 2017, he was given chieftaincy tittle as “Otunba Amoto of Ojokoro Land”. He is also an astute politician. He is married and blessed with Children.
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