Otunba Oluseyi Oduntan is the Executive Chairman of Lanrope Group, a highly diversified group of companies. Until recently, He is also a former Managing Director of Honeywell Enterprises limited, and currently Chairman or Director of several successful companies in Manufacturing, Engineering, Industry and Financial services.
He was also appointed to the Board of the State owned Gateway pharmaceutical company in Ijebu Ode and the Ogun State Judicial Service Commission. He is a Business Studies graduate of the University of Huddersfield UK, and also a holder of the Diploma of the Chartered institute of Marketing UK (Dip.M), and a Fellow of the institute (FCIM).
He has had over twenty years’ experience in various fields of Management, Commerce, Marketing and Corporate life. He was the pioneer Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Nigerian Compass Newspapers, a National Daily Newspaper. A philanthropist, He has been involved in several NGO’s including Social Reformation Initiative, where he is Chairman and in which he has invested millions to empower underprivileged men, women and youths in Ogun State through Micro credits, scholarships, and provision of start-up equipment to artisans and trade businesses.
He ran for the Senatorial seat in Ogun East Senatorial District in 2014.
In a recent interview, Oduntan told the world that “Ogun State people expect and believe that infrastructural development by government is vitally important”. In his words,
“Putting thousands of people back to work with construction of new roads, bridges, power, water, ensures a knock-on effect that helps to put hard earned cash in pockets and food on the table of thousands more is important. This is what makes our dear Ogun State very unique and so special that it has become the investment destination of choice for local and foreign entrepreneurs”
“The scale of the infrastructure that is currently being built by this administration is unprecedented, and it is my belief that by addressing this problem, generations yet unborn will derive huge benefit for integrated development.”