Mr. Adetokunbo Ogundeyin, affectionately known as "The Chief Coach" by his colleagues, is a
multifaceted professional, entrepreneur, and visionary leader with a profound impact on various
sectors. His career trajectory is a testament to his unwavering dedication to innovation, mentorship,
and the pursuit of excellence.
A graduate of Chemical Engineering from the prestigious University of Lagos, Mr. Ogundeyin
holds the distinction of being a registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of
Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). In 2022, his alma mater recognized his exceptional
contributions by honoring him with the Unilag Diamond Jubilee Distinguished Alumnus Award.
In 1986, shortly after his graduation, Mr. Ogundeyin founded O’la-Kleen Holdings Limited, a
cleaning service company. Over the years, he transformed this venture into a conglomerate with
diverse subsidiaries, including defense solutions (covering land vehicles, air, naval boats, and body
armor), private cemeteries, steel production, and construction.
Under his leadership, O’la-Kleen Holdings Limited has expanded its presence not only within Ghana but also across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, offering goods and services to local and international markets. With a strong sense of corporate responsibility, the conglomerate employs over 3,500 personnel, contributing to economic development and job creation. The flagship subsidiary of O’la-Kleen Holdings, Proforce Limited, was established in 2008 and specializes in armoured vehicles and personnel protection. Remarkably, it is the first armoured vehicle manufacturer in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proforce has played a pivotal role in creating a vibrant market for security and mobile protective products, not only in Nigeria but also across Africa. The company's global influence was acknowledged when it was featured in Fortune 500 and Forbes Magazine, solidifying its position as a trusted defense solutions provider. Mr. Ogundeyin's commitment to technological innovation and a well-equipped research and development team has led to the establishment of state-of-the-art defense automotive manufacturing plants in Ode Remo, Ogun State, and Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. In recognition of his remarkable achievements, Mr. Ogundeyin has received numerous awards, both nationally and internationally. He was appointed a member of the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2017, underscoring his contributions to the country's economic growth. Mr. Adetokunbo Ogundeyin, a modern-day King Midas with the golden touch, continues to inspire through his selfless leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence. He is happily married and resides with his family.
Mr. Adetokunbo Ogundeyin has emerged as a trailblazer in Nigeria's private sector space asset development, leveraging his visionary leadership to shape the future of space technology in the nation. Under his guidance, he established Proforce Galaxies Limited, a space company dedicated to advancing Nigeria's presence in the realm of space technology and satellite development. Championing Indigenous Satellite Development: Mr. Ogundeyin's commitment to this endeavor is unparalleled. He recognizes the profound potential that indigenous satellites hold for Nigeria. By fostering the growth of space technology within the country, he aims to boost Nigeria's image on the global stage and reap the myriad benefits that come with space asset ownership. Proforce Galaxies Limited: At the forefront of this ambitious initiative is Proforce Galaxies Limited, a company established by Mr. Ogundeyin to spearhead Nigeria's journey into space technology. This company embodies innovation, technical excellence, and a resolute commitment to advancing the nation's capabilities in satellite development and space exploration. Partnership with NASRDA: A significant milestone in Mr. Ogundeyin's pursuit of private sector satellite development is the partnership between Proforce Galaxies Limited and the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). This collaboration represents a groundbreaking step in Nigeria's space endeavors, forging a strategic alliance that will undoubtedly drive progress in the field of space technology. Collaborative Projects: Proforce Galaxies Limited are actively engaged in discussions with their esteemed partner, the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), to realize a series of transformative projects. These projects include: 1. Ground Station Development: The establishment of cutting-edge ground stations to facilitate satellite communication and data reception, ensuring seamless connectivity and data access from space assets. 2. Data Centre Laboratory: The creation of a state-of-the-art data center laboratory to process and analyze data gathered from satellites, enabling invaluable insights across various sectors. 3. Space Technology Training Centre/Institution: The development of a specialized institution dedicated to nurturing the next generation of space technologists and scientists, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field of space technology. The partnership with NASRDA demonstrates Mr. Ogundeyin's dedication to collaboration and his commitment to leveraging the expertise of established institutions to achieve his vision. It signifies a collective effort to harness the transformative potential of space technology for Nigeria's benefit, enhancing telecommunications, agriculture, environmental monitoring, disaster management, security, and more. Together, these projects represent a pivotal step toward securing Nigeria's prominence in space technology and satellite development