AYODEJI Ismail Karim was born on 18th of December 1970 to the family of Alhaji and Alhaja Dauda Adebayo. He is the grandson of Alhaji Adegoke Akanji Karim From the Ile Adeniji, Opo-labiran compound in Ibadan, Oyo State.
• EDUCATION & TRAINING
He had his primary education at St Georges Boys School. Falomo, Ikoyi Lagos and his secondary education at the Metropolitan College, Isolo before proceeding to south Themes College, Wandsworth, London where he bagged his National Diploma in Electro/Mechanical Science.
A qualified Bachelor of Materials Engineering and Engineering Design/Manufacturing both from the University of Wales, Sawnsea UK, with track record of increasing operational efficiencies, reducing bottlenecks and downtime through Time Quality Management (TQM), he is a Specialist in initiating and executing ‘niche’ projects utilizing refined work approaches and best-in-class methodologies while ensuring strategic alignment with organisational.
Ayodeji had an extensive military training, which covered Territorial Army (4th Royal Green Jackets) Basic Infantry Training &Fitness, Senior Rifleman British Army, and officer Cadet, Royal Engineers Advanced Infantry Training Corps Wales, British Army UK.
• WORK EXPERIENCE
Le Pain Croissant Ltd, Southhall – Manager
Charles Walden & Associates Company Ltd UK – Project Team Lead
Fortis Construction Company Ltd – Executive Director (Operations), Chife Executive Officer.
Costain (West Arica) Plc – Operations Director, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
Ayodeji Ismail Karim is the CEO of Winchester Farms Ltd, a 21st century meat and poultry processing company in the heart of Ibadan, Oyo State
As an accomplished construction professional with outstanding skills in Project Leadership, Performance Management and Due Diligence Implementation, he has extensive experience in directing construction activities including national and international project management across diverse sector.
He garnered extensive knowledge of the African region including Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Congo and South Africa in the course of his professional career.
With these unique skills and experience, he is seeking opportunities in adding value to the socio-economic development of our actively participating in politics with special interest in Oyo State, his state of origin.
Ayodeji is happily married with children.
• DEVELOPMENTAL FOCUS IN GOVERNANCE .
Our resources, human and capital, will be employed in building a viable state where respect for the people becomes the basis for all our project implementation.
Maximising the vast arable landmass for the benefit of the people of the state through a system that guarantees wealth creation for our farmers and sustainable value for related industries.
Building a veritable base to launch our vision for a knowledge-driven state in non- negotiable. By focussing and channelling resources towards the implementation of quality education through attitudinal workshops and job satisfaction for teachers. The strengthening of the inspectorate unit to ensure the maintenance of standard across every sphere in our public schools will be major priority.
The bedrock of every growing society is its work force. We shall create a free skill acquisition training scheme across all vocational sector for the youths in the state with a governmental supported Micro credit system to acquire working tools after the training programme for every participants. ETC.