International Centre for Tax Research and Development ICTRD has appointed Omofojoye Oyewole Samuel as its Director of Centre. Omofojoye is bringing on board, his wealth of experience as a Professional tax practitioner, as well as his credentials and in-depth knowledge of local and global taxation, research, economy development and best practice.
s. ICTRD is a non-profit organisation and research Centre, geared towards the advancement of taxation, both i
n Nigeria and globally. Its primary objective was to ensure that government utilizes the tools of taxation, for the benefits of the people. Omofojoye commenting on the development: “It is indeed a privilege for me, to be part of an agenda to demand and ensure that, those who are entrusted with the common wealth of nations, discharge the responsibilities of their office according to the dictates of trust given to them. Under my watch, we shall use digital technology for brand enhancement. ICTRD Membership drive and integration with corporate bodies and In
stitutions who share similar ideals,Programs development and implementation. All these will be geared towards achieving the objectives of the Centre for a developed economy and improved society. “Under my directives, I will also ensure, that, the external and internal resources of the Centre are put together, to see to the expansion of ICTRD roles and to ensure effective integration and efficient operations across the organizations, so as to support its objectives and strategic mission.” Also, the Founder of ICTRD and the President, Mrs. Morenike Tejuade Babington-Ashaye, expressed confidence on the appointee as one who perfectly fits for the role, because of his antecedents and records. She added that, she was optimistic that the Centre would reach its peak, under his governance. She also trust that Omofojoye’s knowledge in Digital Technology will come to bare in assisting him to make success on this assignment. Before this appointment with ICTRD, Omofojoye was a foundation member of the Centre. He also worked as a member of the “Strategic Road Map Committee” of ICTRD. As at the period of this appointment, Omofojoye is the Director of Strategy & Operations at SOW Professional Services Ltd (a Tax and Man
agement Consulting Firm). He oversee the firm and in addition, he is responsible for the solutions, consulting and support services operations. Omofojoye has over 20 years practical business and technology experience and he is an Enterprise Manager. He is also a Google Certified Digital Professional in Africa. He worked at a global leading Supplier Chain Management Company, Achilles Information Ltd as Company Accountant. Joint Venture project with Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Frontline Nigeria Ltd (Media), BTAS Communications, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Bafunke Ajose- Adeogun & Co. (Chartered Accountants). He has carried out various projects across different sectors. Omofojoye currently serves as Company Secretary and Member of Board of Directors (BODs) t
o several Private Companies in Nigeria.