Dr. Adeyinka Adewale is an award-winning management scholar, consultant, business coach and social innovator. He is the founder of the Africa Social Innovators Network and is also the CEO of Thrace Advisory, a service firm committed to making social and economic impact through research, advisory, coaching and training.

Adeyinka holds a doctorate degree in Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour from the Henley Business School, United Kingdom where he is also currently a lecturer and the deputy director of studies in the department of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour.

He regularly facilitates seminars on Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics with government and business organisations globally. He is also a published author and reviewer for reputable management journals and leading textbook publishers.

Adeyinka also serves on the board of fast-growing start-ups in Africa across different industries.



Morin Osunmakinde, fondly known as Pmo! is an inspiring and resourceful woman, motivated by the spirit and the word of God to effectively and strategically influence both men and women of every carder to understand, acknowledge and appreciate their God given assignment. She is currently the serving president of BABES Redefined a Body set up to help women to define their purpose. She has been able to do this through the ministry of the word, prayer, practical and ethical approaches and solutions to life’s challenges and has reached over 85,000 women.

She is also the serving pastor of The Baptizing Church (TBC) Out Of Zion, Lagos. She is a certified customer service facilitator, a life coach, and an entrepreneur. She is the Convener of The Leading Women Conference; A conference aimed towards equipping leading women with the tools required to make them stand tall in their given assignment.

She is married to Dele Osunmakinde and they are blessed with amazing children. They reside in Lagos, Nigeria.



Raquel Daniel is a community mobilizer, development strategist and educator working in marginalized communities in Nigeria focusing on education for children and sexual & reproductive health for adolescent girls through Beyond the Classroom Foundation. She is the Co-founder of, an online platform designed to showcase volunteer opportunities in Nigeria.

In 2015, she joined the Lagos Global Shaper of the World Economic and received the LEAP Africa Social Innovator Program fellowship. She is a Climate Reality Leader, a Carrington Fellow and a two time Mentor of the Queens Young Leaders Program.

She has received numerous awards including the 2016 Honour Nigeria Community Development Award by Trinity House, the 2014 Le Roche Exemplary Leadership Award by Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode​, (former Governor of Lagos State) and was a nominee of the Global Foundation Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013.

Prior to Co-founding the, she served as the Admin lead at the Secretariat of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (in the office of the Vice President).

Raquel is also the author of FLOW: a girl’s guide to menstruation and There Is a New Virus in Town: a coronavirus awareness book for children.



Areo Olumuyiwa is an adept teacher of the word of God with contemporary relevance. He’s a man of unique insight; providing verity for a lifestyle of freedom in Christ. He is a creative thinker and a concept developer with an eye for details (excellence). An architect by training; a counselor and a guide to many. He was an Assistant Pastor in Jolly Christian Center and later chosen to be Associate Pastor of Christ Love Fellowship, Obafemi Awolowo University. He also served as an Associate Pastor at Deep Waters Christian Center, Surulere, Lagos.
Pastor Muyiwa Areo is the Lead Pastor of Citizens of Light Church. The headquarter is in Ilorin, Kwara state with her branches in other states in Nigeria.
He is the President of Muyiwa Areo Ministry International (MAMI) which is the umbrella body for various ministries with the sole vision of making Men free through the message of freedom.
He is married to Temitope Areo with two beautiful daughters, Davida and Amiela and a handsome son, Enoch.

Just Omomo Ibe is an economic growth and development consultant rebuilding the African economy through entrepreneurship, youth employment, education and trade. She is the President of The Association of African Startups, a Pan African organization with membership presence in the 55 countries in Africa, equipping start-up entrepreneurs with resources required to build sustainable businesses with a view to REBUILDING the African economy.  She is a certified global Market intelligence expert foretelling market trends in sectors/industries, nations and governments with a view to helping African economies compete competitively and comparatively with global economies.

She is the president of The Just Ibe FOUNDATION, a non-governmental organization; urbanizing communities and empowering widows and orphans in Africa. Also, the Lead Consultant at The Just Ibe company, a management consulting firm with key focus on sales, marketing, digital strategy, business communications, sustainable economic development strategy, market research and intelligence, and the Co- founder of INSCRIBE Tech, a startup Tech company revolutionalising content creation, distribution and Sales.

She is a certified Sustainable development expert from the International business management institute, a certified behavioral economy and marketing psychology expert, a certified economic growth and development expert and a certified government economic policy expert.  She is currently a MBA student of University of South Wales United KIngdom, a certified management specialist in time management with distinctions from the London graduate school.

As a trained management consultant, she combines her experience as banker of 8 years working with SMEs to deploy marketing and sales strategies that positions AFRICAN STARTUPS to grow businesses that they can totally rely on to build the AFRICA we desire.

In the last 5 years she has helped over 10,000 start-ups across the world create consistent revenue in their business. In 2021 and the decade, she is on a mission to replicate these results for 1,000,000 African Start-ups.  She is said to be “the bridge between the AFRICA today and the AFRICA we DESIRE.  Her methods and strategies are not typical as she works with both the emotional, psychological and spiritual aspect of her audience, customers, beneficiaries and the various stakeholders to get them to results.

She believes that Africa is where it is because our minds have been disempowered to produce MEDIOCRE results, therefore she is on a mission to ANNIHILATE that across all her expressions. She is SPECIFICALLY graced with identifying the ONE THING that serves as the BRIDGE between what you DESIRE and your RESULTS.  Her greatest belief is that AFRICA will become one of the greatest economic super powers of the world and is actively involved in making this happen.

*Watch this space for new updates as we unveil our remaining seven Silent Generals for the year 2021

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