MD/CEO

Ismail Adekola Yusuf

HOD ICT/LCC

Toyin M. Ahmed

Manager, Business Control and Risk Management

Olalekan Adekoya

Operations Manager

Abigail Odetunde

Admin Manager

Lawson Ajayi

Depot manager (Kano)

Kayode Micheal Kajola

AG. Logistics Manager & Container Control Manager

Kusimo, Kabiru Adetunji

Name
IT Administrator

Name

Legal executive/ Company Secretary

Iheme Charles Esq., ACIArb {U.K}

Director/HOD (Freight Forwarding)

Chuka Offor

MD/CEO

Ismail Adekola Yusuf

Ismail Adekola Yusuf is the Managing Director of Inland Containers Nigeria Limited. He has over 24 years of experience in Logistics, Finance and Maritime Sector of the economy and he has also worked in Niger River Basin Development Authority, Kaduna Area office.

Ismail holds an HND in accounting from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, and an MSc. Banking and Finance from Bayero University, Kano.

He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.

He is also a fellow of Port and Terminal Management Academy and Institute of Chartered Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria.

HOD ICT/LCC

Toyin M. Ahmed

Toyin Mohammed Ahmed is a seasoned manager and administrator guru with more than 20 years of experience in managerial roles. His schooling at grade level started in Kwara State before he headed to Kaduna for his tertiary education. He has a diploma in mining engineering from the leading Kaduna Polytechnic, a B.sc in Business Administration and M.sc (in view) in same discipline from the National Open University of Nigeria.

He also has a professional certification in Maritime Logistics & Shipping Operations; Capacity Building for Organization Efficiency; Effective Budget & Corporate Planning and Dry Port Management. His work experiences span from the Electrical sector (then known as NEPA) where he held a position as Materials Standard Engineer (MSE) before moving on to become a Marketing Manager and National Co-Ordinator respectively at two separate thriving oil and gas service providers in the 1990s to early 2000.

He joined the prestigious Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL) in 2008 and was the Depot Manager of the company’s Kaduna ICD. Up to January 2015. Through hard work, dedication, excellent work ethics and ability to deliver impressive results, he has since risen through the ranks and have been serving the company in different capacities; from Depot Manager, ICD Kaduna, to Logistics/Container Control Manager, Port Traffic manager and currently holding a Senior Management position as the HOD overseeing ICT/LCC at the Head Office, Lagos. Passionate about growth and high-impact productivity; resilience and doggedness are his watchwords.

His leadership qualities and goal-oriented strategies are second to none. He is vast, versatile, astute, well-read, and well-travelled. He is also an Associate with various professional bodies, some of which include the Certified Institute of Shipping (ACIS) and Chattered Institute of Administration (ACIA).

He hails from Kwara state of Nigeria and happily married with children.

Manager, Business Control and Risk Management

Olalekan Adekoya

Olalekan is currently the Head of Business Control and Risk Management in Inland Containers Nigeria Limited.

He is an experienced professional who formerly worked with Deloitte Africa with over nine years invaluable experience in business risk assessment and monitoring, process reviews, risk management, internal control reviews, design and implementation on various clients engagements in different industries across the 36 states of the federation and across a number of industries including financial services, telecommunications and NGO/Donor organizations with a sound understanding of global process and transaction flow.

He is a certified internal auditor (CIA), a member of the Global Institute of Internal auditors and an affiliate of the Nigeria chapter. He is poised towards providing value adding services with a knack for details

Olalekan can be reached on olalekan.adekoya@inlandcontainers.net

Operations Manager

Abigail Odetunde

Abigail Odetunde is a certified shipping maritime expert and a professional custom broker She is a Member of Nigeria institute of shipping, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation, Port and Terminal Management and The Certified Institute of Shipping (CIS).

She obtained her first degree in Zoology from university of Ilorin and went ahead to obtain her master’s degree in Transportation Planning & Management from the renowned university of Lagos. She later proceeded and obtain Advance Diploma in Shipping Port Administration and Management from the same University of Lagos and international Advanced diploma in charted institute of logistics and transportation.

She has over 16 years of working experience in the maritime industry and currently the operations Manager of the company where she oversees operational activities in the company.

Her years of experience in maritime industry is unrivalled, she is driven by passion, result oriented and has Zeal for excellence, a good negotiator and customer centric. 

Admin Manager

Lawson Ajayi

Lawson Ajayi is an accomplished, driven and educated professional with extensive administrative and management experience with over 15 years’ experience in coordination and support of corporate operations, maintenance services, HSE, technical support and project/program management.

A graduate of Ambrose Alli University with degree in Physics, MBA (Marketing Management) from Lagos State University and Professional Certificate holder in Occupational Safety and health Management from OSH Academy. He is a member of the Nigerian institute of safety professional and International Facility Management Association Nigeria.

I am a result – oriented and deadline driven individual with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Adept in Project management, strategic planning, Asset management, Vendor and Contract management, Logistics management, HSE and Facility management, Procurement and Administrative management, bookkeeping and expense handling, articulate communicator with direct sales experience.

A highly competent individual with long-standing and diverse experience throughout multiple industries and capacities. 

Depot manager (Kano)

Kayode Micheal Kajola

Kayode Kajola is a goal-oriented individual with over 10 years of experience in the Maritime/
Shipping sector with specialization in Bonded Terminal Operations.

His dedication at improving operations and increasing customer traffic, earned him the position of Depot Manager at the Inland Container terminal in Kano where he has proved his excellence over time.

He attended Kaduna state polytechnic and Kaduna state university where he obtained his HND
and Postgraduate degrees, respectively.
Over the years he has attended several trainings on terminal operations and dry port
management.

AG. Logistics Manager & Container Control Manager

Kusimo, Kabiru Adetunji

Kusimo, Kabiru Adetunji is currently the Acting Logistics & Container Control Manager. He holds a Masters’ degree from Lagos State University, Ojo. B.Sc., (Science Education) from the same University and a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Integrated Science/Biology.

His multiple intelligence and functional experience span across Customs Documentation, Terminal Delivery of Bonded Containers, Logistics and Transportation. He possesses strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating the utmost discretion and integrity when dealing with truck drivers, 3rd party and self-owned haulers, government agencies, internal and external customers.

He is thorough and experienced in Customs, terminals/ ports and haulage documentation, he is good at coordinating and maintains a high level of compliance while loading and delivering Customs Bonded Containers.

He is professionally certified by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria (CIS), Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) and The Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIAOTA: In view). He enjoys travelling and sightseeing.

Name

IT Administrator

Name

Legal executive/ Company Secretary

Iheme Charles Esq., ACIArb {U.K}

Iheme Charles Esq., ACIArb {U.K] is a consummate professional with vast experience in diverse areas of law including but not limited to Commercial Law; Criminal Law, Conveyancing, Intellectual Property, Mortgage and Acquisition, Loan Restructuring and Recovery, Energy Law, Oil and Gas, Maritime & Shipping, Labour Law, Arbitration and ADR. He has advised and represented several blue-chip companies in Litigation and Arbitration and also served as the Registrar to several arbitral tribunals in arbitration disputes.

Iheme Charles started his legal practice with the Department of Public Prosecutions, Ministry of Justice, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State before he joined the Law Firm of P.G.U Madu & Associates as an associate where he rose to become a senior associate and head of the ADR Unit. He obtained his LLB from the University of Benin, Benin-City, Edo State in 2007 and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2008.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association [NBA] and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [U.K] Nigeria Branch.

Director/HOD (Freight Forwarding)

Chuka Offor

Chuka was formerly a client service manager at Citi Group, a financial services company. He was responsible for identifying and executing key relationships with customers as well as offering holistic needs analysis and consultation to key clients in portfolio management as well as taking ownership of all categories of customer service matters.
He joined Citi Group, from GLC where he was an Assistant manager in  Budapest, Hungary.

He was responsible for the development of strategies to increase awareness of conference and training. He also introduced innovative systems and processes that had positive influence on GLC regional business performance.
He graduated with BSc. in Business Management from Oxford Business University, U.K. In addition to this, he has received managerial trainings from the Asian Institute Management, London City College, and Harvard Extension School. He is also a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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