Hon. (Mrs) Folashade Anna Shinkaiye
Hon. (Mrs) Folashade Anna Shinkaiye Mrs Shinkaiye obtained her English Language Honors Degree in 1983 from the University of Ilorin, Kwara - State, Nigeria and completed her mandatory one - year National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) as a lecturer at the College of Education, Oyo State, in June 1984, progressing her educational attainment with a Master's Degree in Business Administration (LASU), Nigeria in year 2000.
Mrs Folashade Shinkaiye's professional 25 years publishing career commenced at the University Press Plc, Ibadan, Oyo State from 1994 to 1999 as Editor, from where she moved to Longman Nigeria Plc, a publicly - quoted company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, where for the next 20 years, she rose through the ranks reaching the peak of her career as Publishing Director and thence as Sales and Marketing Director of the Organization.
She retired in December, 2008 to pursue other business and political interests which led to her appointment in years 2009 through 2012 as State Commissioner in the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and also the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs of Kogi State. She currently serves as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kogi State on Transformation and Best Practices.
Mrs Shinkaiye's vast managerial management and public service experiences garnered over the last 30 years have been capped with memberships of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of Management and as a Chartered member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria.
Mrs Folashade Shinkaiye, who has been opportuned to travel widely both nationally and internationally, was in the course of those travels also exposed to trainings in globally recognized institutes and centers of learning, mostly centering on the management of people and resources.
As a current Executive Director and member of the Board of Directors of JKS and Associates Limited, her trainings, work experience and personal attributes of charm, dedication to duty, zeal to achieve, trust worthiness are being brought to bear to advance the course of our organization, JKS and Associates Limited, as it connects African countries with exchange of skills and resources.
At the end of each hectic work day, Mrs Shinkaiye takes joy in the knowledge that she is blessed with her husband, Mr. Dayo Shinkaiye, Chief Executive of SOT Nigeria Limited and her undergraduate son, Damilola Shinkaiye, amidst a pool of love and support provided by her network of family and friends. Her hobbies include reading, travels, long walks, watching news and documentaries.