Over the week, the name Tegbe has been in the mouths of many people in Oyo state. While some people claimed to have known him for long, some claimed he is new to Oyo state political atmosphere.
JOSEPH OLASUNKANMI TEGBE is one of the gubernatorial aspirants for the 2019 election in Oyo state. and being rumour as the state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s anointed candidate although the governor has not openly endorsed any candidate for the race.
Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe was born on the 21st of March, 1966 in Oyo Town and of Ibadan ancestral descent. He hails from Jegede Compound in Labo area of Ibadan, Oyo State.
He had his early education in St Mary’s RCM School, Oyo; Federal Government College, Ogbomoso and University of Ife, Ile-Ife. He was a national scholar and award-winning student at Secondary and University levels and graduated with a First Class Degree in Civil Engineering in 1988. He is also an alumnus of the Lagos Business School, Nigeria; INSEAD France; Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (FCIT) and Certified in Governance Enterprise IT (CGEIT).
Joseph Tegbe is currently a Senior Partner and Head of the Technology Advisory Services and Markets of KPMG Professional Services in Nigeria. KPMG Professional Services is a member firm of KPMG International. He is also the KPMG Africa Lead for Cybersecurity practice; Public Sector and Technology, Media Telecommunication (TMT). Joseph has an extensive and wide range of experience, spanning about 30 years leading/managing various projects in institutional transformation, sector and organizational reforms, strategy formulation, blueprint development & implementation, and ERP/IT solution review & implementation.
He has done these in varied industries ranging from non-profit, telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, oil & gas and public sectors; especially providing reform advisory services to Presidency, State Governments and International Agencies. He has led many large technology implementation projects across Africa. Joseph is a versatile and dedicated professional who has gained experience across several competency areas.
Prior to his extensive consulting experience, he has worked as Tax Consultant, led and managed various Audit engagement on major local and multinational companies, FMCG, Oil and Gas and Manufacturing sectors in KPMG. He also has experience in Accounting from his experience as the Head of Materials Accounting for Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), (1991-1992 as contract staff). He is an active member of and consultant to the Infrastructure and Human Capital Development Policy Commissions of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Member of Ikoyi Club; Ibadan Recreation Club.
In addition, he is the current Chairman of the National Council for Management Development (NCMD); Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of Unity Schools Old Students Association (USOSA); Federal Government College Ogbomosho OSA, and other various corporate boards. Olasunkanmi Tegbe is a devote Christian of Anglican background, and a member of the RCCG Jesus Embassy Parish, VGC.
He is married to Mrs. Abimbola Tegbe (née Ayandipo of Ogbomoso descent) with two sons (22 and 20 years old). He is a philanthropist supporting various non-profit and community development initiatives across the country under the Tegbe Foundation.
Additional reporting from Dawn Commission