CHIEF (MRS.) HOPE OLAYINKA JIBOKU

Chief (Mrs.) Hope Olayinka Jiboku was born to the family of late Pa Michael Olanrewaju and Deaconess Kehinde Olanrewaju on 12th of May, 1953. She started her primary Education at the Apostolic Church School, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, between January 1957 and December 1963. She then proceeded to the Methodist Girl’s High School, Yaba, Lagos for her Secondary education between 1964 and 1969 and graduated in flying colours having obtained the Best student prize in Mathematics in 1967, 1968 and 1969 as well as the School’s Good Conduct prize in 1967.

She thereafter proceeded to Ansar-ur-deen College, Isolo where she obtained her Higher School Certificate in 1973. Her love for education and the burning desire to impact on the life of the younger education impelled her to proceed to Adeyemi College of Education (University of Ife) between 1977 and 1980, Where she bagged a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in Home Economics. She continued in pursuit of her educational career when she moved to the prestigious University of Lagos and bagged a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology Education between 1988 and 1993.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mrs. Hope Olayinka Jiboku has a vast teaching experience of over 35 years; spanning from Lagos, Ondo and Ogun State. A few of the experiences are:

  • St. Louis Secondary School, Ile-Ife (NYSC)
  • Holy Saviours College, Isolo, Lagos State
  • Arch Bishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School Illasamaja, Lagos State.
  • St. Louis Secondary School, Ondo State.
  • St. Leo’s High School, Onikolobo, Abeokuta
  • Methodist High School, Ogbe, Abeokuta
  • Oke-Ona Grammar School, Opeji, Abeokuta
  • Macjob Grammar School, Onikolobo, Abeokuta

She thereafter voluntarily retired in the year 1995. A glorious retirement that was motivated and occasioned by her ever blazing inclination to impact positively on the degrading educational standard at the time. This impetus proved her as an educational entrepreneur of repute, an educationist of substance and stakeholder, worthy of emulation in the education sector.

Mrs. Hope Olayinka Jiboku doubles as the Principal of Taidob College, a co-educational private secondary school, located in Asero Estate, Asero, Abeokuta, Ogun State and Proprietress of Yomfield Nursery and Primary School, Obantoko, Abeokuta a School of unequaled standard academically, and undeniably a reference point in the educational sector. She is also instrumental in the establishment of Lariken Group of Schools, Ibadan, Oyo State.

Chief (Mrs.) Jiboku’s industrious nature has earned some professional memberships, some of which are:

  • Home Economics Teacher’s Association of Nigeria (HETAN)
  • Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN)

She has, in quest for more knowledge and professionalism in her chosen field, attended workshops and seminars; a few of which includes: “Adolescent Health Problems”, organized by N.M.A (Lagos Branch. LUTH Idi-Aba) April, 1976. “Teaching of Home Economics in Schools” organized by HETAN, Akure Branch, 1978.

As proprietress of Yomfield Nursery and Primary School, she is ever open minded and open to learning. She takes pride in empowering and enhancing the intellectual prowess of her staff for productive outputs as a stake holder in the 21st century education sector. It is pertinent to note that despite her academic exploits over the years, she is still very much acquainted with the core traditional values, norms and culture of her land. A feat which eventually earned her the title of ‘Yeye Akinfimogbayi of Oke-Ona Egba’ by HRH. Dr. Adedapo Adewale Tejuoso, Karunwi III Oranmiyan, Osile, Oke-Ona Egba on May, 16th 2009.

She is a true mother who is concerned with the progress and wellbeing of all around her. She is philanthropist, energetic, motivational, inspiring, industrious, a vision helper, benevolent, exceptionally caring and most importantly, a true child of God. She is married to Chief (Dr.) Abayomi Jiboku and, is blessed with children who are also doing well in the educational sector.
Chief (Mrs.) Jiboku is a grandmother whose hobbies include: cooking, reading and listening to inspirational message for moral edification.

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