Beryl Shelter Nigeria

Team Members

Chief Executive Officer

Abiola Afolayan

A gifted fine artist, Abiola Omolara Afolayan also holds a  B.Sc degree in Computer science from the University of Ibadan. She has well over 25 years of post-graduate experience in the Real estate industry and the Banking sector; First Atlantic bank 1999 in commercial banking, corporate finance and treasury units where she held various positions from 1999 to 2001. Prior to banking career, Biola had engaged in production of footwear, wood processing and textiles. She commenced her career in the real estate industry in 2001 with a vision to deliver top notch real estate services and products.

Now with well over 15 years of experience in the real estate sector, Biola Afolayan has built a strong industry depth to implement value driven seamless real estate deliveries.


Jide Bodede

Jide Bodede, a 1983 University of Ife law graduate, who followed up with a master degree in Law from the University of London brings over 37 years of experience in both the private and public spheres of endeavors.

Bodede has served as a Special Assistant on Legal Matters to the Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS) and as a Prosecutor, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), where he further honed his skills in the legal profession.

Bodede is also a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.


Tony Ayabam

Tony Ayabam is a well experienced leader in the IT and telecoms sector with over 20 years combined technical and C-Suite experience in the development, deployment and analysis of technical solutions, and trends. His technical experience is grounded in work for range of large international corporations including Schlumberger, Ericsson and the World Bank. He helped these companies arrive at the right solutions, from conceptualization to implementation.

All his roles have demanded the highest levels of attention to detail, leadership, commercial awareness and commitment to staying at the cutting edge of technological developments. He was inaugurated as a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Technology and Creativity. He was also a mentor at the African Entrepreneurship Award in 2018.

Tony also volunteers at Enspire-Hub, a subsidiary of Abuja Technology Village. He is also ICT consultant and advisor to Westland University.


Ibrahim Sidi Bamalli

Ibrahim Bamalli is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained both his first and Master`s degrees in Business Administration in 1982 and 1995 respectively.

A member of a number of a professional bodies, including Associate, Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM), Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria and Fellow Nigerian Institute of Professionals (FNIP), Bamalli has extensive working experience spanning close to 40 years in banking and blue-chip companies.

He also has experience in government having worked as a Special Assistant to the Special Adviser (Intra Party Relations) to former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Umaru Musa Yar` Aduabetween September 2000 and May 2007.


Dr Ikenna Nwosu

A lawyer, ex-banker, natural resources economist and expert in investor relations/investment promotion/ private sector development and a season veteran of over two decades in the Chamber of Commerce movement in Nigeria.

His exceptional academic performance as a Barrister LL.B.B.L (Hon) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nigeria Law School, led to an automatic upgrade of a Master`s degree law programme  to a degree in Energy, Natural Resources and International Investment Law, Policy and Economics at the University of Dundee, Scotland in 1995, at the invitation and request of the University`s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy.

Dr. Ikenna Nwosu, who was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989, is a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.


Olanike Susan Afolayan

Nike has a Bachelor`s degree in Agronomy from the University of Ibadan and a professional degree at the KLC school of Interior design, London. She began her career in 2006 with an Information Technology company in Lagos and left her after 9 years to set up an Interior design company in 2015.

She founded Elix Homes Ltd, an Interior design and furniture manufacturing company based in Lagos. Nike has a team of highly experienced and creative interior designers and artisans that produce exquisite furniture for private and commercial industries ranging from homes, hotels, restaurant, offices etc..

She has a passion for high-end quality and affordable furniture. Nike is valued for her creativity and quality of workmanship. She strives to offer Italian style latest innovations in the furniture manufacturing industry at affordable prices in Nigeria.