Posted on Oct 15, 2018 in Jekalo
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Fela Durotoye

Adetokunbo Oluwafeolami Durotoye popularly called Fela Durotoye is a man of many parts, a multidimensional thinker and a visionary.

Fela Durotoye is a Leadership expert, a business consultant and a transformational speaker. He is the Chief executive officer of Gemstone Group, a Leadership Development Institution aimed at training youths for transformational leadership and social change.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with Economics, as well as a Master degree in Business Administration (M.B.A) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Fela Durotoye, a certified Leadership coach of the John Maxwell team is an Alumnus of Kennedy School of Government Executive Education program of the prestigious Harvard University, Boston (Massachusetts). He has also attended High impact Leadership for a better society Program at the prestigious Yale University New Haven (Connecticut) and The Leadership Institute, Arlington (Virginia) all in the United States of America.

Fela Durotoye has completed the Executive Seminar program on Strategy, Innovation & Governance with specific focus on Sustainability for NGOs and Corporate Organizations at the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS).  He has also concluded the supernumerary police training program at the Nigerian Police Training School Ikeja and received the Distinguished Student Award at his graduation and passing out parade.

He presently lectures on Leadership at the prestigious Stanford University Seed Program to CEO’s of businesses with operations across the African continent.

Mr Fela Durotoye is the President of the GEMSTONE Nation Builders Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organization targeted at raising a new breed of excellent leaders with exemplary values who would be committed to building Nigeria into a most desirable nation to live in by Wednesday the 31st of December 2025.

Fela durotoye

Fela Durotoye fondly called FD by his crowd of followers has been a major proponent of a New, developed and greater Nigeria. Many may consider his 2025 dreams for Nigeria impossible even foolhardy but FD is no novice at writing history.

Fela Durotoye has been involved in myriad of developmental projects. Notable among them is the MUSHIN MAKEOVER where he mobilized 2,000 volunteers to Paint 296 houses across 7 streets of the Mushin suburb of Lagos at NO CHARGE to the residents and owners. Many youths acquired the profitable skill of painting in the process.

Fela Durotoye also developed a CREED of Ten Value Statements that is currently endorsed and actively promoted by over 30,000 Nigerians across all gender, tribe, social class or religious affirmation.

He is married to Tara, a renowned makeup artist, beauty entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer of the House of Tara and together, they have 3 wonderful boys Mobolurin, Demilade & Morolaoluwa.

Fela Durotoye’s love for and consistent contributions to the development of the country have earned him the appellation “Mr Nigeria”. Mr Fela has translated his dreams for his country into action by entering the Presidential race. He is the presidential candidate for the Alliance for A New Nigeria party.  His patriotic spirit, unflinching drive for a better Nigeria and his passion to impact the younger generation makes him our Monday Man crush.


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