Babatomiwa ADESIDA

Babatomiwa ADESIDA

Babatomiwa is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager for Sahara Foundation; a subsidiary of Sahara Group Limited. Sahara Foundations serves as the vehicle through which Sahara Group implements all Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in operating countries which include Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Zambia, Switzerland, Singapore and U.A.E. The Foundation’s primary objective is to contribute towards societal wellbeing through sustainable partnerships in the areas of health, education, environment and sustainable community development.

As the Foundation Manager, he focuses on facilitating the identification, development and implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for the Group within and outside Nigeria while working with staff, Government institutions, partners and other local, national as well as international agencies, business neighbours and stakeholders towards achieving Sahara Groups overall CSR objectives.

Babatomiwa received a B.Sc with honours in Sociology from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and MSc. in Public Policy from the University Of Bristol, U.K where he won a partial scholarship for international students. He is extremely passionate about Social Reconstruction particularly in Nigeria as well as other African countries and plays an integral role in promoting the welfare of the underprivileged in the society through partnerships with various Foundations and like-minded individuals. He has been nominated for several CSR awards some of which include the Future Awards Nigeria and the Nigeria CSR awards.

Babatomiwa is married with two children. He is an avid Manchester United fan and also enjoys swimming, table tennis and travelling.