Board of Directors

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Mr Samuel Idowu Ayininuola – CHAIRMAN

Samuel Idowu Ayininuola graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife where he obtained a BSc in Agricultural Science in 1976. He has an MBA from the University of Lagos. He became an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) in 1981. Mr Sam Idowu began his banking career at NAL Merchant Bank Limited (now Sterling Bank Plc) in 1981. He has held different managerial positions within and outside Nigeria since then.

He is a merchant and commercial Banker with over three decades of experience in the sales and marketing of financial products and services. He worked with RIMS Merchant Bank Ltd between 1988 and 1995 during which he served at middle and top management positions. He also worked at Consolidated Discount Ltd between 1995 and 2006 and rose to the position of a Managing Director. In 2006, He became an Executive Director on the Board of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc and remained in that capacity for 3 years. He is currently the Managing Director of Energy Bank Limited, Accra, Ghana.
Mr Sam Idowu joined the Board of Directors of Tripple Gee & Company Plc in May 1990. Since then, he has served as the Chairman of the Board on Risk Management Committee and a member of the Board Credit Committee. He became the Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2010.
Mr Sam Idowu is a team player, his experience and profile makes him well suited to play a leading role in the successful implementation of Tripple Gee’s transformation programmes and initiatives.

Chief Mrs Adebimpe Giwa fnmin – GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chief (Mrs) Adebimpe Giwa is a highly accomplished Administrator with extensive experience and a strong educational background, including a B.A ED (English) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Lagos State University.  She obtained h e r Masters in Marketing from St. Edward ‘s University, USA. She is an esteemed member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria and a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, FNIMN . Chief Giwa is an alumni of the Lagos Business School OMP 31 and also a dedicated Rotarian.

Her remarkable achievements have been recognized with the “Female Entrepreneur of Distinction, 2023” award by NewsDirect Newspapers and “Inspiring Leader Award” from DCS, the renowned media people.

Under her leadership, Tripple Gee has received numerous local and international awards, showcasing the company’s exceptional growth and performance: “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies 2022”; “Printing Company of the Year 2022”; “Top 10 ICT Comapnies on the NSE”;  and “Top Gainers On NGX in QTR 1 2023”

Chief Giwa’s expertise spans various sectors, including oil & gas, packaging, security printing, and import and export. Notably, her previous role as General Manager (Packaging) at Tripple Gee & Company Plc led to a significant increase in turnover during her tenure. She later managed AN-BOS Nig. Ltd., a prominent trading company supplying key raw materials to renowned organizations. Chief Giwa’s return to Tripple Gee & Company Plc as an Executive Director after the founder’s passing in 2018 led to a remarkable 149% increase in turnover within six months, accompanied by substantial growth in profit after tax. She  Giwa was elected Managing Director of Tripple Gee & Company Plc. Her vision for the company includes introducing new business lines.

Alhaji Alli S Madugu, mni

Alhaji Madugu obtained an Ordinary National Diploma in 1988 and Higher National diploma in 1992 from Kano State Polytechnic and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Venture Management from the same Polytechnic in 2002. He then proceeded to Bayero University, Kano to obtain a Post Graduate Diploma in Management in 2005 and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the same university in 2007. He is a member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (2003), a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered) (2009), a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (Chartered) (2011), and member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS (2011). In 2010, Alhaji Madugu became the Vice-President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (Kano/Kaduna Zone branch). He joined the Company’s Board in August 2013.

Mr Adewale Sonaike

Mr Adewale Sonaike holds a BSc in Banking and Finance from the Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ogun State Nigeria and also earned an MBA from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State Nigeria. He has attended numerous management courses in Process Optimization, Customer Relations, Project Management, Operational and Strategic Planning, Leadership Development and Change Management. He is an Alumnus of the prestigious Lagos BAusiness School and London Business School. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA), two prominent professional associations for financial services practitioners in Nigeria.
He is presently the Deputy Managing Director, Business Development and International Businesses at Courteville Business Solutions PLC, a business process outsourcing and Information Technology Solutions Company. He has over three decades of professional experience spanning marketing, banking and business development. He is the Chairman of Aiyepe Micro Finance Bank Ltd and also sits on the Board of Courteville Investment(Sierra Leone)Ltd ,and Courteville Global Solutions Zimbabwe.
In the last fifteen (15) years, he had particularly carried out major market penetration for the most innovative automation business strategy revolution in the public sector with the “ AutoReg” business solution developed locally for the automation of motor vehicle administration and documentation in Nigeria which is currently operational in over 22 States of the Federation and 3 countries in West Africa and the Caribbean. He joined the Board of Tripple Gee & Company Plc in August 2022.

Mrs Oluwatoyin Olusanya-Onadele

Mrs Oluwatoyin Olusanya-Onadele is a strong and dynamic financial markets professional with core skills in people management, business development and strategy, business re-engineering , sales, relationship management and treasury operations.

She has almost three (3) decades experience in the financial services sector (both commercial and investment banking). She has strong entrepreneurial skills coupled with keen interest in exploring new challenges and nurturing businesses. She holds an MBA (Cardiff Business School: University of Wales), BSc (University of Lagos. She is also Associates of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 

She is presently the Chief Executive Officer of LUSANT DELL LIMITED, a consulting practice focused on outsourcing, Advisory and Training. She is the Founder/Chairman of AEIDA Ventures Limited, an Events, Health and Wellness Consulting Practice.

She is a member of the Boards of the following companies: ∙S & D Integrated Solutions Limited;∙TangerineAPT Pension Fund;∙Greenwich Securities Limited and∙Robert & John Limited 

She is married with Children.  Mrs Oluwatoyin Olusanya-Onadele joined the Board of Tripple Gee & Company Plc in April 2023.

Engr’ Jude Okpala

Engr’ Jude Okpala is a polished, professional and forward thinking Chief Executive with superior leadership skills, business acumen and productive industry record of success. He is well grounded in sound business principles and cognizant of strategies for enhancing profitability and service delivery.

With almost three(3) decades in top Executive Management positions in the Industry. He holds BSCE (Civil Engineering) of West Virginia University, Morgantown WVa, USA (Dean’s List (1 Year), MBA (Management) of the University of Lagos , Akoka, Lagos. He is the Country Representative of: Kora-Packmat Maschinenbau GmbH (The MGI Group ) of Germany; Oasys Technology Limited of United Kingdom; Jiangyin Jixin Anti-Counterfeiting Technology Co. Ltd of China

He was the pioneer Chairman of the Scratch Card Manufacturers Association of Nigeria. Recipient, Presidential Standing Committee on Invention & Innovation Award (2019). Recipient, Lagos State (African Industrialization Day) Award of Excellence       (2015 & 2017). Engr’ Jude Okpala is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Cliché Limited. 

He is married with children. He joined the Board of Tripple Gee & Company Plc in April 2023.