Useful Contacts

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For other/more information, we invite you to contact and request the cooperation of:


1) Lt. Col D.C Ogo


Arrows of God Orphanage, Ajah, Lagos State

Projects: Resource Centre, Playground; Child Sponsorship (9 children); Caregivers training; long standing partners of Sponsor A Child

Tel: 0806 245 6446


2) Alhaja K. Lawal

Amira, (Leader) FOMWAN, Oyo State

Alhaja Airat Ogungbenro

Manager, FOMWAN Orphanage, Oyo State

Alhaja Lawal Tel: 0805 640 8838


Alhaja Ogungbenro Tel: 0704 652 782

Projects: Learn & Play Room, Playgrounds (2), (under auspices of PG/SAC partnership project 2009 – 2011 Building Futures); Caregivers training –  Good Home Scheme  (enrolled members); Presenter to Sponsor A Child of Award of  Excellence 2012

3)      Mrs. Gertrude Njoku

Mother-in-Charge, Faith Works Orphanage, Kaduna

Tel: 0803 968 3793


Projects: Resource Centre; Playground; Sanitation project; Caregivers training –  Good Home Scheme  (enrolled members); long standing partners of Sponsor A Child

4)      Pastor Mike & Mrs. Christy Iyile

Proprietress, Citadel of Grace Orphanage, Igando, Lagos State

Tel: 0802 528 8978 / 0803 219 5095

Projects: Resource Centre, Playground, (under auspices of PG/SAC partnership project Building Futures); Caregivers training –  Good Home Scheme  (enrolled members)

5)      Mr. Tunde Willoughby

Chief Operating Officer

Ijamido Children’s Home

Otta, Ogun State

Ms. Stella Willoughby


Ijamido Children’s Home

Tunde: 0703 1175711 / 0802 355 2227


Stella: 0803 306 69778

Projects: Child Sponsorship (3 children); Resource Centre (Library & Learn & Play Room 2005); caregivers training; beneficiaries of Literacy Challenge June 2011 ; long standing partners of Sponsor A Child; presenter to Sponsor A Child of ‘Meritorious Award’ 2005;

6)      Mrs. Marianna Kadiri

National Director (retired),

S.O.S Children’s Village

35 Ogunmefun Street, Lagos State

Tel: 0803 325 7962

Project: Child Sponsorship (2 teenage boys)


1) Mrs. Uju Ifejika

Company Secretary, Texaco Nigeria Plc (retired)

Tel: 0803 403 0392

Project: Sponsorship of Sunday Chidinma – a disabled male youth abandoned at LUTH as an infant (2005 – 2006)

2) Mrs. Foyin Oyebola

MTN Foundation

Golden Plaza, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos State

Tel: 0803 200 6173


Projects: Resource Centre ‘City Learning Centre’, Jos, Plateau State (2007); Capacity Building for MTN Partners by DARC; M & E training by Stephen Amuwa – M & E Officer at MTN Foundation

3) Sesema Public Relations

Ms. Alima Atta, Managing Director

Ms. Shade Adehinle, Head, Administration

Tel: 01 761 5908 / 0805 377 0045


Project: Child Sponsorship

4) Mrs. Towun Candide-Johnson

Legal Secretary/Business Development

Elf Petroleum Nigeria Ltd (now Total)

Tel: 0807 701 74222/ 0807 017 4002

Project: 2 donations totaling N1.8 million towards Sponsor A Child’s child sponsorships and resource centres (2004 – 2005)


1)Dr. Remi Adesalu mni

Hon. Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Special Duties

Alausa, Lagos State

(Formerly Hon. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Lagos State)

Tel: 0803 304 1284



Referral of Resource Person, Mrs. Laide Oyenuga of Lagos State Aids Control Agency, to facilitate caregivers training programme (since 2006)

Endorser of Local Champions manual and caregivers training programme

Endorser of Transitions – self audit tools for early years centres in Nigeria

Guest of Honour at launch of Literacy Challenge, June 22nd 2011

Long standing friend of Sponsor A Child

2) Mr. Kunle Sokeye

Director, Secondary Education / Chairman, Ogun State Task Team (STT) for SBMC/Schools Reform

ministry of Education, Science & Technology

Ogun State

Tel: 0803 409 2008

Project: In line with the ongoing reform of Basic Education in Nigeria (UKAID/FGN), the Ogun STT was set up for the establishment of functional School Based Management Committees for effective governance of schools in Ogun State (Inauguration: November 10th 2011. Tenure: 2011 – 2014)

3) Mrs. Sandra Kolade

Officer of Ministry of Women Affairs & Community Development, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State

Assistant to First Lady, Oyo State, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi

Tel: 0703 504 6308 / 0808 966 311


Project: First Lady’s acceptance of role of Guest of Honour at opening ceremony and endorsement of the Good Home Scheme in the event of a roll out in Oyo State

4) Ms. Titi Tade

Medical Social Services

Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Idi Araba, Surulere, Lagos State

Tel: 0803 725 8323


Project: Child Sponsorship – Sunday Chidinma (disabled male youth, abandoned as an infant at LUTH)

4) Mrs. Elizabeth Taiwo

Director, Child Development (retired 2010)

Ministry of Women Affairs

Alausa, Lagos State


Mrs. Taiwo represented Mrs. Abimbola Fashola, First Lady, Lagos State, at Launch of the caregivers manual entitled ‘Local Champions’ and training programme  on September 14th 2009

Under the auspices of Hon. Joke Adefulire, Commissioner, WAPA, oversight of dispatch in October 2009 of caregivers training programme (Local Champions) brochures and letters mandating participation of 250 day care centres registered with Min. Women Affairs.

Tel: 0803 712 9735

5) ASP Fola Ogunshola

Human Rights Desk Officer

Police Lagos State Command

Nigeria Police Force

Project: Participation in a series of 3 one day trainings in training workshop ‘Child Rights for Law Enforcement Officers’ October 2009 which saw the participation of up to 40 senior police officers from Lagos State Command

Tel: 0803 345 6167


6) Mr. D. G. JA (retired)


Jos North Local Government

Jos, Plateau State

Tel: 0803 453 6814

Project: Subvention from Local Government for maintenance of City Learning Centres of City Ministries of ECWA (Development Funder: MTN Foundation); Participant in caregivers training prograamme 2009

7) Hon. Sodiq Ojumo (retired)

Education Councillor

Ado Odo Otta Local Government

Otta, Ogun State

Project: Subvention from Local Government for maintenance of Ijamido Indomie Resource Centre (Development Funder: AusAid, Dufil Nig ltd, Irish Aid); Participant in caregivers training prograamme 2008

Tel: 0803 470 4229



1) Mrs. Latonia Dabiri

Programme Officer


Australia High Commission


Projects: Resource Centre at Ijamido Children’s Home, Otta, Ogun State; Sanitation Project at Faith Works Orphanage, Kaduna (formerly City of Refuge); Arrangement of visit of Australia High Commissioner and his family to Faith Works Orphanage

Tel: 0803 599 0701


2) Mary Hess

Abuja Self-Help/Democracy and Human Rights Fund (new posting)

USAID, Abuja


Emmanuel Odeidi


USAID, Abuja


Project: ‘Child Rights for Caregivers’ – A series of one day training workshops in North Central, South West and South South, for caregivers and educators in child institutions (2008 – 2009)

4) Dr. Garba Abdu

Child Survival



Projects: Donation of over 600 Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets through USAID/NETMARK for distribution to Sponsor A Child partner orphanages in Niger Delta 2008 ; Donation to Sponsor A Child of office equipment and furniture upon closure of USAID/NETMARK