About JKS and Associates Limited
JKS and Associates Ltd. is a consulting firm established by Ambassador John Kayode Shinkaiye, former Chief of Staff of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and a former Ambassador of Nigeria to Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia and Djibouti as well as Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the OAU/African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
JKS and Associates Ltd. is affiliated with a wide spectrum of persons, organizations, companies and countries, especially in West, Central and East Africa, through agreed means, formal and informal.
“JKS and Associates Ltd. was established in response to encouragement from family, friends and former colleagues in the AU Commission and in the diplomatic circle for me to put my over 40 years experience to use in order to continue to contribute to the development of my dear country Nigeria and my continent Africa.
It is also an expression of appreciation to all who expressed their goodwill to me and confidence that I could continue to make positive contributions even after leaving the services of my country and the African Union Commission.”
Provide professional advice to countries, companies and institutions in their engagement in international trade, trans-national projects and national developmental and political activities.
Provide services to public, national or international institutions and private companies for international development, international strategies, strategic networking and lobbying support actions. These will include continental and regional organisations such as the African Union, AfDB, ECOWAS, ECCAS, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) the EU, the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC) , and the UN system, as well as Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
Introduce the projects and business opportunities identified by the Parties to the appropriate African Governments and groups of interest, for their consideration and participation.
Selection of valued companies to develop, tender and execute the projects and business opportunities identified by the Parties.
Coordination with the selected companies in order to prepare responsive and competitive offers.
Coordination with the relevant authorities and involved bodies in African countries.
Provide all local advice and arrangements necessary for the good conclusion of the businesses.
Promote the profile and the competences of concerned clients to international organisations and countries.
Provide advice on how Countries, States and National Institutions could maximally benefit from the programmes, projects and financial provisions from Africa’s several partnerships with the Arab World, China, India, AGOA, TICAD, Turkey, Korea, EU, etc.
Engagement in the oil and gas sector.
Advise countries/institutions on positions to take on issues coming before them in organizations to which they belong, including providing support to delegations to conferences, bilateral missions and business engagements.
Facilitating arrangements for delegations including provision of logistic support and setting up appointments as required.
Diplomatic, Defense and Security Analysis;
Promotion of people to people engagements through tourism activities;
Conference management including interpretation and translation facilities;
Agricultural development, food security and environment issues;
•To do all such other things as may be considered to be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.
Our shared values shall be
The following reflect some of the behaviours that underscore our values:
•We seek to serve only those clients who meet appropriate standards of legitimacy and integrity.
Colleagues & Clients
•We treat our colleagues, clients and others with whom we do business with respect, dignity, fairness and courtesy
Professionalism & Standards
•We deliver professional services in accordance with international standards
•We offer only those services we can deliver and strive to exceed expectations of our clients.
•We meet our contractual obligations
Legal & Ethics
•We engage only in practices that are legal and ethical