Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo
Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo
Adebunmi is a poet, writer, journalist and passionate for culture. His decision to promote culture and learning had been stimulated by his grandmother’s tales and stories and the beauty that culture promotes unity and peace. He is referred to by many as Otunba Local Content.
Adebunmi Akinbo is an alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In 2005, he was involved in the discussion that led to the creation of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), custodian of the .ng ccTLD. He had since served the body as a member of the Board of Trustee (BoT), served on the Executive Board of Directors
(EBoD) and served as its Acting Chief Operations Officer (Ag.COO).
He is an active member of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and contributed immensely to documenting and reporting the involvment of Africa in the noble organisation transition to an independent corporation, using various channels such as DNS Africa Magazine (serving as its Acting Chief Operations Officer), TechDevGro – running semiars, trainings and confrences online (DisTechCON), and ChangeWebTV, a platform created to engage and educate Nigerians.
He is a member of the Information Technology Systems and Security Professionals (ITSSP), an interest group of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), an Affiliate Member of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), a Senior Member of the Chartered Institute
of Public Diplomacy and Management (CIPDM), Innovation and Strategy Officer for Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) and a passionate Communication Disruptive Technologist.
He is Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC), a Member of the Computer Guild of Nigeria (CGN) and the Secretary to the Governing Board of the Association of Information and Communication Technology Local Content (ICTLOCA).
KOBOKINGs Limited is the managers of the CUGA Africa, Africa’s first online/offline promoter of ensuring the reduction of hate speech and the promotion of Peace and Unity in all African countries, promoting ‘UploadAfrica’.
He is the first pioneer of hubs in Nigeria, training and giving free consultations across business,startups, counselling and administrative support for Agricprenurs. Initiator / Senior Partner, Red Hub Shasha, Founder | Lead Partner, Educational Psychology Association of Nigeria (EduPsyAN), formerly epAN. He is a Patner, Local Content Diplomacy (LCD).
He is married and the uinon is blessed with children. He resides in Abule-Iroko, Ogun State.