National Governing Body

NR Ezimma Nnabuife

National Representative/ President, Inner Wheel Nigeria

Ezimma Nnabuife has been a Prof of Management at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka for 12 years and has served in various capacities as Head of Department, Dean of Faculty, Directors of various Units within the University. She is currently a Council member in the University having served in the same capacity at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojugwu University, Igbariam (COOU), for six years from 2015-2021. She was married to late Prof Chukwunonso Nnabuife in the same University and is still blessed with children and grandchildren.

She joined Inner Club of Awka in 1994 and served in the following capacities with the Club, the District, and at the national level:

Club Secretary – 1994 – 1995

Club Treasurer – 1995 - 1996

Club President – 1996 - 1997

Club Correspondent Officer – 2003 – 2005

Club Secretary Recycled 2005 – 2006; 2010 – 2011; 2015- 2015

Club President (recycled) - 2006 – 2010

Club Treasurer (recycled) – 2011 – 2014

District Secretary (914) – 2000-2003

District Chairman – 2003 -2004

National Editor – 2015 – 2016

National Secretary--2017 - 2018

National Treasurer--2019-2020

Deputy National Representative – 2021-2022



NR Lunnah Monilola Bamisaiye


Present Office in Inner Wheel Nigeria

National Representative/President 2021/2022

Past Offices in Inner Wheel Nigeria

  • Deputy National Representative/President 2020/2021

  • Local Organising Coordinator – Obokun Conference/Rally Ilesha 2018/2019

  • National Secretary 2016/2017

  • Chairman College of PDC’s 913 2015/2016

  • National Editor 2014/2015

District Offices in Inner Wheel Nigeria: District 913

  • District Chairman 2000/2001

  • Vice District Chairman 1999/2000

  • Project Coordinator for Ondo State (Now Ekiti State and Ondo State) on Sickle cell Anemia 1999/2000

Club Level - Inner Wheel Club of Ijapo (Chartered Member)

  • Treasurer 1987/1988

  • Vice President 1988/1989

  • President 1989/1990

  • Immediate Past President 1990/1991

  • Correspondent 1991/1992

  • International Service Organizer 1992/1993

Personal and Professional

Moni, as fondly called by friends, is a Charter Member of Inner Wheel Club of Ijapo since 1985. She is also a Retired Social Welfare Officer of Ministry of Social Development, Ondo State. She was appointed a Juvenile Court Panel Member in 1989 for Ondo State.

She had Diploma Certificate in Social Welfare in 1971 and Diploma Certificate in Accounting from Ondo State Polytechnic Owo, now Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo in 1989.

She is happily married to Rotarian Olu Bamisaiye, Past Assistant District Governor, District 9130 and Renowned Fellow Nigerian Institute of Architect (FNIA).

Her hobbies include Music, Cooking and Fashion Design. She had travelled to many Countries such as Britain, Italy, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, U.S.A. (New York, Kansa City, Washington DC, Maryland, Houston, Galveston, Mexico, Cayman Island and Jamaica), Malaysia, Turkey, India and Dubai, attending both Local and International Conferences and Conventions.

Moni is a loving and caring mother, a good mixer and a devoted wife, appreciated by superiors and loved by subordinates.

Zainab Ikheloa

Deputy National Rep/President, Inner Wheel Nigeria

Zainab joined Inner Wheel in 1995 as the Coordinator of Inner Wheel Club of Gowon Estate and got it chartered in 1997/1998 Inner Wheel year. She has served in the following capacities with the Club, the District and at National level:

Charter President - 1996/1997, 1998/1999
Club Treasurer - 1999/2000, 2006/2007
Club Secretary - 2000/2001, 2012/2013, 2013/2014
Club Correspondence - 2001/2002, 2002/2003
District Editor - 2003/2004
District Treasurer - 2004/2005, 2005/2006
District Vice Chairman - 2007/2008
District Chairman - 2008/2009
National Convention Coordinator - 2012, 2015 and 2021. (Istanbul,Denmark and Jaipur)
District Training and Empowerment Chairman - 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020
LOC Chairman for Conference/Rally - 2017/2018.
National Treasurer - 2014/2015
National Editor - 2020/2021
Deputy National Representative - 2022/2023

For over 35 years, Mrs. Zainab Ikheloa has been involved in the hospitality industry. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Patzell Nigeria Limited and a Co-Director of Ikheloa International Nigeria Limited. Zainab is married to Past District Governor (Engr.) Patrick Ijehon Ikheloa. They are blessed with lovely children and grandchildren.


Victoria Ebunola Adebayo

National Treasurer, Inner Wheel Nigeria

I, IWM Victoria Ebunola Adebayo joined Inner Wheel Club of Garki(Nigeria) in 1993(Theme : Expand to Serve Better).
Club's Sergeant at Arms = 1996-1997.
Club's Treasurer = 1997-1998 and 1998-1999.
Club's Vice President = 2000-2001.
Club's President(Enthusiasm Creates Action) = 2001-2002.
District 913 Treasurer =2008-2009 and 2009- 2010.
District 913 Vice Chairman = 2011-2012.
District Chairman D913= 2012-2013.
National Treasurer(Work Wonders)= 2022-2023.

IWM Victoria Ebunola Adebayo is the Managing Director, Vitkay's Nigeria Ent. a company that deals in the sales of imported Shoes and Bags, Swiss Laces/ Senegalese Fabrics. I am also a Director in First Fruits Forex Royal BDC Ltd. I am a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF++) recipient and a Jerusalem Pilgrim(JP).

I am happily married to Comptroller Adebayo Adekunle (PHF +++),a Past President of Rotary Club of Garki(Nigeria) and a Past Rotary Asst. Governor of District 9125. My marriage is blessed with lovely children and grandchildren.

IWM Bose Tayo

NATIONAL Secretary

Charter Member IWC of Ibadan.1983
Served as:
Club president 1996-97
District secretary 1999-2000 ,2007-2008.
District chairman 2010-2011.
Recycled Club Secretary 2018-2022.

A pharmacist, Married to Prof.Timothy Olurotimi Tayo. Blessed with Children and Grand children.

IWM Julie Shekoni

National Editor

Julie was inducted as a member of Inner Wheel Club of Ilupeju during the 1993-1994 Inner Wheel Year. She has served in Various Key Elected Positions and still Serving.

Club Secretary. 1994-1995./1995-1996
Club Vice President. 1996/1997 & 1998-1999
Club President. 1999-2000
Club Correspondent. 2003-2004
District International Service Organizer: 2007-2008.
District Treasurer : 2008-2009
District Vice Chairman : 2010-2011
District Chairman: 2011-2012
National Treasurer: 2017-2018.
National Editor: 2022-2023.

Julie has to her credit.
MSc. - Strategic Management.
BSc. Business Administration.
HND. Catering & Hotel Management & Teachers Certificate in the same discipline.
Recipients of Various Awards for Outstanding Performances.
Current Council member of Nigeria Hotel & Catering Institute and Tourism. (FNHCI).

She Retired From ExxonMobil Organization as Manager General Services.
Married to an accountant & Past Assistant Governor Otunba G. O. Shekoni.
The Union is blessed with Children & Grandchildren to the Glory of God.

IWM Olufolake Ajayi

District Chairman 911

Olufolake Ajayi, also known as Folake or Fola by all and sundry joined the International Inner Wheel family over 30 years ago through IWC of Lagos because she believed and still believes in the aims and objectives of this International Organisation.

She is a passionate and committed 69+ years old nurse and midwife with other professional and enterprising positions and roles to date.

Olufolake is equally as passionate and committed to this our International Organisation which led her to put in for the position of the Vice District Chairman 2021-2022, D911.

Other positions worthy of note are:

District Secretary, D911, 2000-2001, District Editor,1998-1999

President, IWC of Lagos, 1996- 1997

Debo Awodola

District Chairman 913

The profile of IWM Debo Awodola, the District chairman, D913 2022/2023. She joined Inner wheel Club of Ijapo in 1996 and served in the following capacities:

• Club Secretary- 2010-2011
• Club Treasurer- 2012-2013
• Club President - 2013 - 2014
• Club Secretary recycled
• District Treasurer- 2017 - 2018
• 2nd VDC - 2020 - 2021
• 1st VDC - 2021 – 2022
• DC – 2022 -2023

Debo Awodola started her career briefly with Ondo state civil service before she moved to the private sector and joined former Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) which evolved to the Bank of Industry (BOI). She served for 23 years before retiring into private business in 2003.

She is currently the Executive Director of Integrated Community aids Initiative. A nongovernmental organization set up to develop women and girls, orphans as well as give support to communities. She is married, blessed with children.

Iheoma Madu Awa

District Chairman 914

Princess lheoma Madu Awa joined Inner Wheel Club of Eziukwu Aba in the year 2000.she Served as Club secretary for 3 years, before Elevation to club President in 2003.
She has served the district in various capacity,
1.District secretary 2009/2010,2010/2011.
District Editor 2019/2020,2020/2021.
District vice chairman 2021/2022.
District chairman 2022/2023.

She is a Paul Harris Fellow.

Olushola Ashipa

District Chairman 912

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1995- 1996.
5) CLUB PRESIDENT 1999-2000
SHOGUNLE 2014-2016.
7) DISTRICT ISO 2017-2018
8) DISTRICT ISO 2018-2019

Ladyken Nwogbo

District Chairman 910

Ladyken Nwogbo (PHF) was born to Late OZO Martin and Ojiefi ONWUDINJO of Umudioka Village Awka in Awka South LGA, Anambra
After her successful completion of her primary and secondary educations, she then proceeded to Federal Polytechnic Auchi in Edo state, where she graduated with Higher diploma (HND) in Arts and Design.

She is married to Engr. Ken Nwogbo (KSP) OZO AKUM (CHINENYEUGO NIBO) (PHF+2).
They are blessed with Three lovely Children.

She is the Managing Director and CEO of KAIMS NIGERIA LIMITED;
A General supply; Design; Real Estate; Engineering & Construction companies.

Ladyken (PHF) philanthropic nature motivated her to join the INNER WHEEL INTERNATIONAL CLUB where she contributes immensely in the services to the less privileged in our society.
Due to her impressive services and contribution to Rotary Foundation, she was awarded and decorated a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF).
She has traveled far and wide to attend International conferences both in Nigeria and Overseas.
She has been an active member of Inner Wheel Club and has served in different capacities in the club and also in the district.(Community Service Director, Treasurer,Vice President, President, District Edotor, 1st VDC, and presently the District Chairman)

Oluwatobi Adeoye

District Chairman 916

‘Tobi joined the Inner Wheel Club of Effurun in 2009 and served in the following capacities with the Club and District level: -
Assistant Club Secretary: 2009/2010
Club Secretary: - 2010/2011
Club Vice President: - 2011/2012
Club President: 2012/2013
District Secretary: - 2020/2021
Vice District Chairman: - 2021/2022
District Chairman: - 2022/2023

MBA Delta State University Abraka in view
BSc Geography & Regional Planning Delta State University Abraka
ND Geology The Polytechnic of Ibadan.

1) YEYE GIWA Bobamayegun of Awa Ijebu, Ogun State
2) YEYE OTUNBA Bobatolu Erunwon Kingdom, Erunwon Ijebu, Ogun State
3) House Matron New Era School, Jakpa Road Delta State
4) House Matron Wingate Model School Ogunu Delta State
Oluwatobi Joined Rotary family, the Rotaract Club of Iyaganku CB where she served in various capacity and was the secretary before marriage relocated her to Warri where she met her heartthrob.
For the continuous love for humanitarian services, she joined Inner wheel Club of Effurun in 2009 and has not looked back but remained committed till Date.
A devoted Catholic and belong to the order of knights of St John International.
‘Tobi is one of the Directors and share Holders of YEWIS Nigeria Limited an indigenous OIL & Gas Company with Head office in Warri.
She is the C.E.O of YOTAD Company a registered Company that deals with Foods, Agricultural Products and Households importations and supplies.
She is a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary International (The first spouse to be so decorated by the Rotary Club of Ekpan)

Marital Life
Our DC is Married to a Rotarian Past Assistant Governor (Sir) Felix Adeoye (PHF) and the marriage is blessed with 4 lovely kids (all Paul-Harris Fellows).

Members give practical support as well as financial help whenever there is a crisis, whether this occurs locally, nationally or internationally

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