Tola Odeyemi – The new Postmaster General / CEO of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST)
Tola Odeyemi was appointed by the President as the Postmaster General / CEO, to replace Sunday Adepoju.
Odeyemi is a Public Policy Professional with a background in Electrical and Systems Engineering.
She has demonstrated competence in the deployment of technology to accomplish policy/regulatory requirements and formulation of technology policy.
With over 15 years in the technology policy space, she has a proven track record of success in supervising technical teams and ensuring the execution of core objectives within the set organisation.
Odeyemi has extensive policy implementation advisory expertise in both government and private sector-led strategic implementation of frameworks for Public Sector, Technology projects, and Infrastructure financing.
Tech Expert Lauds Appointment Of Tola Odeyemi As NIPOST New Postmaster General, CEO
A tech expert and the Chief Executive Officer of Alpha-Geek Technologies, Mr. Oluwaseun Dania, has commended the appointment of Ms. Tola Odeyemi as the new Postmaster General and CEO of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
Odeyemi said the discerning decision by the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Administration heralds a new dawn for NIPOST and is indicative of a future-forward governance approach.
“Today, we mark a milestone in the era of technological advancement and policy innovation in Nigeria as we celebrate the appointment of Ms. Tola Odeyemi as the new Postmaster General and CEO of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“I am convinced that Ms Odeyemi’s sterling career reflecting a firm grounding in Tech Policy and Government Regulation, coupled with distinguished roles at global giants like Uber and Binance, is a proof that she is an authority in the intersection of technology and policy.
“Her journey through pivotal roles, including being the Team Lead for the Industry Infrastructure and Technology Project (South West Implementation) at the Central Bank of Nigeria and Facility Manager/External Projects Manager at 21st Century Technologies, is a testament to her in-depth knowledge and innovative leadership,” Dania enthused.
Speaking further, Dania said that the vast professional experiences the new NIPOST head has displayed are quite in notable public service, having served as the Executive Secretary/Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor H.E. Akinwunmi Ambode, where her contributions to policy-making and strategic implementation have been profoundly impactful.
Ms. Odeyemi has an extensive 15-year career, reflecting expertise in Technology Policy, Financial Technology Regulation, Environmental Regulation, Investment and Trade Promotion, Infrastructure Finance, and Public Sector Policy Reform.
These years’ garnered experience, according to Dania, uniquely positions Ms. Odeyemi as a trailblazer capable of steering NIPOST towards technological advancement and operational excellence in line with the goals set out by the Minister for Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy; Dr. Bosun Tijani.
In her role as a Public Policy Professional with a solid background in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Ms. Odeyemi has consistently demonstrated not only her aptitude in deploying technology to meet policy and regulatory requirements but also her competency in formulating forward-thinking technology policies.
The mastery with which she has supervised technical teams, ensuring the execution of core objectives and her extensive policy implementation advisory expertise, particularly in the strategic implementation of frameworks for Public Sector, Technology projects, and Infrastructure financing, assures us that the future of NIPOST is bright and robust under her esteemed leadership.
Mr. Dania said: “Alpha-Geek Technologies extends heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Tola Odeyemi on this remarkable achievement.
“We anticipate a transformative journey for NIPOST and are excited to witness the innovative strides it will undoubtedly take under her leadership. Together, let’s embrace this new chapter where technology, policy, and effective governance converge to create an impactful future for Nigeria.”
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