The Octagon Guests

The Octagon Guests: Room 002 – Brand Ambassadors
Posted on: July 25th, 2016 by The Moderator 1 Comment
Wale Adetula
Wale likes to refer to himself as an unrepentant media addict. With a first degree in Systems Engineering and another in Media and Communications, he has spent 10 years working in or leading the marketing teams of some of biggest brands in Nigeria such as DHL, GTBank, Jumia, DDB etc. He is a Google certified Digital Marketing specialist with a passion for creating content.




Olatokunbo Aworinde
Ola-Tokunbo is a creative artist who finds fulfillment in many forms of expression. He’s worked in a professional capacity with several top Nigerian and international brands but still doesn’t consider himself an expert… only a perpetual learner. With many years of experience in branding and communication, the skills ne has gathered along the way are now being put to use on an international frontier.He handles publication, photography and archiving at a Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria.



Toyosi Phillips
Toyosi Phillips is a New York-based producer, writer and media personality. She produced and hosted “The Gist with Toyosi Phillips”, an entertainment show on SaharaTV for two seasons and co-hosted Sahara FM’s weekly radio show from 2014 to 2015. She recently completed a one-year Producing program at the New York Film Academy and is a Bellanaija and Genevieve Magazine contributor. She saw Oprah at the 2016 Essence Festival and is quick to mention it to anyone who cares to listen. To find out more about Toyosi, do the following:
– Subscribe to her YouTube channel – Toyosi Phillips- and watch her vlog- As Toyo Sees.
– Check out her website (designed by @data_oh)
– Follow and interact with her on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @toyosiphillips


Temitayo Ige
Temitayo has 5 years of Digital marketing experience which puts her right at the beginning of the Digital Marketing awakening in West Africa.
She has strategically positioned some of Nigeria’s biggest digital brands.
Temitayo’s client portfolio includes Knorr, Smile360 Dental Practice, Sahara, Diamond Bank, Airtel Nigeria, FiBN Capital (now FBN Quest) amongst others. She holds an MA in Strategic Marketing Communications and a Professional Diploma from the Digital Marketing Institute in Ireland.
Temitayo is also a certified by the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland as Digital Marketing facilitator.
She is currently the Strategy Lead at Ogilvy One, Nigeria and the Founder of Isten Digital, a Digital Marketing


Bayo Omisore
Bayo Omisore is a writer, a serial entrepreneur, a dreamer and a lover of Nigeria. Born in the late ‘70s in the rustic city of Ibadan to a lawyer father and a civil servant mother, he studied at the prestigious Ibadan School Of History at the University of Ibadan graduating with honors in 2001.
He started working with Smooth Promotions, publishers of Hip Hop World magazine, in 1998 and he was given the opportunity to interview such personalities as Jay Z, Nas, Femi Kuti, 50Cent, Jarule, Wyclef, Asa, the late Lebo Mathosa and the artiste formerly known as 2Face Idibia (now referred to as 2Baba). He left in 2006 as the editor of the magazine.
Before then though, he was also involved in concept development, strategy and theexecution of the first edition of the Hip Hop World Awards (now known as The Headies) while he was part of the team that developed the HipTV template.
He also worked with Consolidated Media Associates, owners of Soundcity, as the founding editor of Blast magazine and supported in concept development for the Soundcity Music Video Awards in 2008.
Bayo is a businessman with interests spanning entertainment, real estate, architecture, fashion, PR and media production. His work has taken him across the country and as far as Europe and the United States.


Chuka Obi
Chuka “DaSuKi” Obi is Creative Director at DDB Lagos. Prior to his foray into advertising, he worked as a freelance comic book illustrator and graffiti artist. He joined SO&U Saatchi & Saatchi in 2008 as a junior copywriter, garnering a staff of the year award a year later. In August 2010 he moved to DDB.
Chuka has been at the center of a slew of national and international award-winning work including the MTN “Saka Ports” campaign, roundly acclaimed as the most landmark advertising campaign in Nigerian history.
In his spare time (which isn’t much) DaSuKi makes rap music. You can find his album, “The B.I.A.F.R.A.N. Tape” on iTunes, Spotify, Spinlet and other major online stores.


Eddie Madaki
Eddie is an Events manager, and new media strategist with over five years professional experience organising successful socio cultural events and product activations in Abuja and its environs. He is a trained marketer with over 8 years background working in sales. He was a director or media at Black Collar project before becoming principal partner at Iblend Services.
Over the last few years Eddie has developed key networking skills, sales and public speaking training , has adopted the highest level of professionalism and organizational skills required to handle staff, customers, contractors, budgeting and financial aspects of a diverse range of event types.

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