SIFAX Group Chairman Counsels Babcock students

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SIFAX Group Chairman Counsels Babcock students

The Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has identified courage, self-belief, determination and solution-oriented mindset as some of the factors necessary in achieving success.

Afolabi said this during interactive session with the 2022 graduating students of Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State.

The SIFAX Group Chairman, who was represented at the occasion by Mr. Bode Ojeniyi, Group Executive Director (GED), SIFAX Group, admonished the students not to be deterred or intimidated by challenges that life would throw on their way.

He said: “Challenges are part of life and it is practically impossible to avoid them. You can’t avoid challenges if your ultimate goal is to succeed, either in career, marriage or business.

“You need to believe in yourself because you are endowed with all you require to excel. You must also take self-development seriously.

“Don’t be comfortable with the level of knowledge you have. Keep seeking for more. The more you know, the more likely you are to succeed”.

“Having a solution-oriented mindset is also critical. When you encounter difficulty or problem, ability to generate solutions, rather than lamentations set people apart.

“When you are reputed for this kind of thinking, achieving success will be easier, as colleagues, bosses and clients would trust you more and avail you greater responsibilities that would account for your rise.”

Afolabi further commended the University for organising the event where the graduating students interacted with successful professionals and captains of industries.

Other speakers at the event include Mr. Kunle Elebute, Chairman, KPMG Africa, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, former Consultant, World Bank, Dr.(Mrs) Abimbola Abolarinwa of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Pat Utomi and Mr. Ademola Adebise, Managing Director, Wema Bank, among others.


L-R: Professor Ayandiji Aina, Provost, College of Postgraduate Studies, Babcock University; Bode Ojeniyi, Group Executive Director, SIFAX Group and representative of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, SIFAX Group Chairman; Professor Ademola Tayo, President/Vice Chancellor, Babcock University; Dr. Abimbola Abolarinwa, Surgery Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital/ first female Urologist in Nigeria and Ademola Adebise, Managing Director/CEO, Wema Bank at an interactive session for graduating students organised as part of the activities for the 2022 convocation ceremony held at the Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State :

L-R: Kunle Elebute, Chairman, KPMG Africa; Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, CEO, Peltom Global Services; Dr. Abimbola Abolarinwa, Surgery Department, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital/ first female Urologist in Nigeria; Ademola Adebise, Managing Director/CEO, Wema Bank and Bode Ojeniyi, Group Executive Director, SIFAX Group and representative of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, SIFAX Group Chairman at an interactive session for graduating students organised as part of the activities for the 2022 convocation ceremony held at the Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State :

L-R: Bode Ojeniyi, Group Executive Director, SIFAX Group receiving an appreciation award on behalf of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group from Prof. Yacob Haliso, Senior Vice President (Management Services), Babcock University at an interactive session for graduating students organised as part of the activities for the 2022 convocation ceremony held at the Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State :

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