Olufemi Samuel Ogundele
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele was born in Iyin-Ekiti, Ekiti state of Nigeria on the 8th of April 1961 into the family of Mr. Ebenezer Oladele Ogundele and Mrs. Julianah Ojuifun Ogundele.
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele grew up in Oshodi, Lagos state Nigeria. Attended:
Afolabi Institute Primary School, Oshodi, Lagos (1967 – 1972).
Local Authority Secondary Commercial Modern School, Ikeja, (PWD), Lagos state. (1973/74).
Ikeja Grammar School, Oshodi, Lagos state. (1974 – 1979).
Lagos State Polytechnic, Ketu campus (HSC) (1979).
Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos (1980-1982 OND)
Industrial training at Boulus Enterprises, Honda Motorcycle assembly Plant (1982/83)
Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos (1983-1985 HND)
National Youth Service Corps at Kaduna, primary assignment at Peugeot Automobile Assembly Plant Kaduna. (1985/86)
Metal Furniture Nigeria Ltd, Ikeja, Lagos – HOD, Design & Prototype Dept. (1986-1990)
Micbam Nig. Ltd. – Project Engineer (July – Sept 1990)
Nigerian Bottling Company (Coca-Cola) – Plant Engineer (1990-2001)
Federal University of Technology (MBA) (Not concluded – financial problem, victim of fraudstars just before the last semester’s examination) (2000-2001)
Samdel Ventures – MD/CEO (2001-2007)
Olu-Samdel Ventures Ltd – MD/CEO (2007-date)
National Teachers Institute – PGD Education (2010)
Dammic Model Schools – co-proprietor with wife. (2007-date)
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele while at Nigerian Bottling Company (bottling Coca-Cola products in Nigeria), worked as Plant Engineer and served at Aba, Sokoto, Apapa, Ikeja plant “B”, Mushin plant; had assignment in almost all the plants in the federation.
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele started an Equipment Design and Fabrication company – Samdel Ventures - after leaving NBC. The company became an in-house contractor for Dunlop Nigeria Plc. Designed and fabricated a lot of production process equipment. Samdel ventures became a limited liability company by name Olu-Samdel Ventures Ltd in 2007. The company is introducing some of its equipment into the market: Yam Pounding Machine. Concrete pole moulding.
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele got married to Temilola Marian Ogundele (Nee Adedeji) and is blessed with four children.
Damilola Esther Ogundele – graduate of Bio-chemistry from University of Ilorin.
Michael Oladipupo Ogundele - Weapon Artificer Nigerian Navy.
Adenike Ifedolapo Ogundele
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele worshipped at All Saints’ Anglican Church Oshodi from 1966 till he left Oshodi for Sango in 1999. He was a Server – serving in the altar during Holy Communion. At All Saints Church Oshodi, Olufemi Samuel Ogundele co-founded a Society the Christ Morning Star established in the year 1977, he was president 1988-1992. He now worships at Grace Deliverance Bible Ministries (inc) where he was robe a Deacon at the 10th convention in November 2007.
Olufemi Samuel Ogundele was Chairman (2002-2010) of Orile-Iloye Community Development Association - a community where he resides from 1999 till date. During the tenure the community which had no electricity acquired two transformers – one 500kva/33kv/415v and one 300kva/33kv/415v. The community constructed concrete pole mould and mould about 300 concrete poles used throughout the community territory with aluminum conductors running over 75% of the network. The community land space was ratified from state of acquisition. The community however embarked on a transportation project which failed woefully. As at today the community is divided into 6 CDAs which still work together.