Our Team | Spectranet
Our Team

Directors

HRM OBA RILWANU BABATUNDE OSUOLALE AREMU AKIOLU
Chairman

Oba Rilwanu Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu, a former Assistant Inspector General Police of Lagos State, is  the King of Lagos.While in the Nigerian Police force, he served in various capacities, was promoted to assistant inspector-general of Police in 1999, and was active until his retirement in 2002. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a fellow of the Nigerian Law School. Oba Akiolu brings his wealth of experience and position to bear in his ability to interact purposefully with decision makers at all levels of government and the masses at large. He has vast experience in public service, law enforcement and management.

Ahmadu Mohammadu JODA

Director

Ahmadu Mohammadu JODA had his education in Nigeria & London. He also attended various training courses around the world. From a humble beginning as a research assistant, he rose to the position of Permanent Secretary of three Federal Ministries: Information, Education and Industries. On early retirement early in 1978, he was at various times appointed chairman of the NNLG, member of the Board of the Nigerian NNPC and Member of various Federal University Councils. He also held positions of Chairman and Board Member of various private companies in Nigeria including; the Flour Mills of Nigeria, Scoa Nigeria and Nestle Nigeria Plc. In recognition of his contribution to the country, he was honoured with the prestigious awards of OFR in 1963, CON in 1979 and CFR in 2001 and several traditional titles from different parts of the country His last position with Government was as Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.

P.A.DAVE
Director

With more than 30 years of rich management experience in multi-national environments across several industries, Mr. Dave has been involved right from the conceptualization, setting up and operationalising of Spectranet. He has a B.Sc. degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. P.A Dave has been leading and steering complex telecom projects in Nigeria from the early 1990’s and has successfully executed landmark projects in Nigeria.

MR. C.K. RAMANI

Director

Mr. C.K. Ramani is from a successful business family with presence in London, Nigeria, Singapore, India, Spain and the USA. He has been in business for over three decades and has a rich experience growing multi-national businesses across several industries.

His broad spectrum of businesses involves; investments in securities, properties and telecommunications. Mr. Ramani was responsible for establishing the first private telecommunications company in Nigeria which offered CDMA mobile services, a business that was later divested.

In 2013 Mr. Ramani launched Spectranet, the first ISP project in Nigeria to use 4G LTE technology and he did this with a determined mission to become Nigeria’s premier internet services provider.

Mr. Ramani strongly believes in giving back to the community and has been deeply involved in various philanthropic activities for decades. These include projects such as; community development through health and ophthalmic care, education for under privileged children, care home for abandoned children and care for the elderly.

Our Management

AJAY AWASTHI
CEO

Ajay Awasthi has over 17 years of experience in telecommunication industry, in one of the highly competitive, emerging markets – India. He comes with a rich experience in creating demand through marketing innovations, setting up multi-channel distribution and running optimized business operations. An alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Ajay has had held various senior level roles in diverse industries like Telecom, portable Solar power and Electrical products. A strong believer in the “power of distribution” in building a sustainable customer franchise and superior levels of service quality, Ajay looks forward to increase penetration of affordable, reliable, high speed broadband at a rapid pace and help bridge the digital divide.

CHIEF EZEKIEL O. FATOYE
Advisor Regulatory Affairs

Chief Fatoye is a chartered engineer and member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (UK). Prior to consulting at Spectranet Ltd., he was the Executive Director of Nitel and thereafter Executive Director of Multi-Links Telecommunications until January 2008. He brings to Spectranet his rich experience of over 4 decades in various senior and challenging positions in steering and leading many telecom companies in Nigeria.