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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Happy Birthday Fela Durotoye

Happy Birthday Adetokunbo Olufela Durotoye is a business consultant, leadership expert, and motivational speaker.

Fela is the president of the GEMSTONE Nation Builders Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organization focused on training youths towards transformational leadership and social change.

Fela Durotoye was born to Layiwola and Adeline Durotoye, both parents were professors at the University of Ibadan. After his parents moved to Obafemi Awolowo University of Ife, Fela attended the Staff Children's School (1974–1981) and graduated to Moremi High School (1981–1986).
Durotoye proceeded to earn his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with Economics, as well as a master's degree in Business Administration (M.B.A) at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is an alumnus of John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education program of Harvard University.

Fela Durotoye attended the High Impact Leadership for a better society program at the Yale University, he is also a certified leadership coach of the John Maxwell team. In 2015, Fela completed the executive seminar program on strategy, innovation and governance at the Lagos Business school. This was followed by the supernumerary police training program at the Nigerian Police training college where he passed out with a distinction.

Fela Durotoye was a financial analyst at Ventures & Trusts Limited in 1992. He was the head of the customer service department at Phillips Consulting Limited in 1998. Fela went on to start V.I.P Consulting Limited in the year 2000 which soon became notable in customer and human management in Nigeria. The firm was restructured and switched from a consulting firm to a social enterprise called Visible Impact Limited.

Durotoye facilitates and speaks at management and leadership retreats across within and outside Nigeria

On February 22, 2018, he made his intention to run for presidency in the 2019 Nigerian general election under the political party Alliance for New Nigeria. A coalition of 11 aspirants under the umbrella of the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) unanimously elected Fela Durotoye as their consensus candidate. On Saturday, September 29, 2018, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) for the 2019 general elections.

Fela is married to Tara Fela-Durotoye, a Nigerian make-up artist, lawyer and CEO of House of Tara. They have three sons, Mobolurin, Demilade & Morolaoluwa. Fela Durotoye is a Christan, together with his whole family.

God bless your new age

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