Mrs. Ronke Sokefun is a distinguished legal practitioner and leader with an impressive career spanning over three decades, characterized by remarkable achievements and significant contributions across various sectors of the economy. Her academic journey began with the attainment of an LLB (Hons.) degree in 1987, followed by her admission to the Nigerian Bar with honors in November 1988, a testament to her exceptional dedication and intellect.

Throughout her illustrious career, Mrs. Sokefun has showcased remarkable expertise and leadership prowess. Her tenure at Ighodalo & Associates and later at the esteemed firm of Aluko & Oyebode as a partner saw her specializing in Business Advisory Services, where she provided invaluable counsel to numerous blue-chip companies, solidifying her reputation as a trusted advisor in the corporate world.

In 2002, she embarked on a new chapter by joining the Oando Group, swiftly ascending to the position of Chief Legal Officer. Her tenure at Oando Group was marked by significant achievements, including her role as a board member of Celtel/Zain (now Airtel), where she contributed her expertise to the telecommunications sector.

Mrs. Sokefun’s dedication to public service led her to serve as a Commissioner in Ogun State for two terms, making impactful contributions across diverse portfolios under Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s administration.

In recognition of her exceptional leadership and contributions to the legal and corporate sectors, Mrs. Sokefun was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) by President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019, a testament to her exemplary track record and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Beyond her professional achievements, Mrs. Sokefun’s philanthropic endeavors through the “M.R.S. Foundation” reflect her commitment to social impact and giving back to society, further highlighting her exceptional character and dedication to uplifting communities.

Her memberships in prestigious professional bodies such as the Institute of Directors, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators underscore her standing as a respected and influential figure in both the legal and corporate spheres. Mrs. Ronke Sokefun’s exemplary career trajectory and commitment to excellence serve as an inspiration to aspiring leaders and professionals alike.