Our Team Members

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Viyon ESO Awhanse

Founder/CEO

VIYON ESO AWHANSE is a Nigerian filmmaker, a community Social Crusader, and a trained/certified Customer Care Admin and a graduate of BSc-Econs. For a decade now, he has garnered key experience in different strata of the communication industry and has become a recognizable voice in the media/entertainment world amongst its practitioners. Viyon has previously worked on different projects such as; La Unidad (Nigeria Unit) a Spanish Series for movistar+ & vaca films – Spain (as Unit Production Manager), MNET Africa Magic Tv series “Halita”; 2019/2020 (as Supervising Producer), “Forbidden”; 2018 (as Production Manager), “Jemeji”; 2017  (as Cultural Consultant & Location Manager), Nvivo TV – “Before Dawn” web series; 2019  (Line Producer), He has also worked on Movies like Skilachi; 2007 (Production Manager) for Compact e Scheduler, The Price; 2017(Production Manager), Half of a Yellow Sun; 2013 (Cast PA`s) The Antique; 2014 (Location Manager).

He has also worked on so many Realities Shows including, Football Challenge with John Fashanu (Writer), Maltina Family dance all (writer) Star game show (Floor Manager) Malta Guinness Street Dance (Floor Manager) Celebrity Takes (Floor Manager).

Viyon considers his Milestone to be the ‘My Badagry! My Future’ International Foundation ( MBMFIF) an NGO he founded which was birthed out of his burning desire to give back to his hometown, race, Badagry, and to foster development in this town and its environs which in his opinion is lacking behind compared to other towns despite it’s rich history and socio-economic potentials. His hard work has not gone unnoticed as he has been nominated for an indigenous award for his social crusading, and he hopes to win the laurel.

He is the Founder of Saveoviyon Company (SVC) & Gbagi Communication Ltd (GCL), an emerging force in the entertainment circles that is posited for greater things, as it will further add color and panache to the already booming sector.

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Olumide S. Akinsanya

Project Director
Olumide S. Akinsanya  has an uncommon refinement on brand development, business growth, talent development and organizational effectiveness.

Currently serves as the Lead Strategist & Brand Consultant at iCoach Strategy®, a business support and development company with the vision to amplify, actualise and promote ideas, novelties and innovations.

He has trained over 10,000 entrepreneurs and leaders at different trainings, conferences & empowerment programmes.

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Sewedo O. Balogun

Accounts and Budgets
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Kodjo Isaiah

Director, Planning and Operations
Kodjo Isaiah is inspired by cultures and color, he blend traditional techniques and materials with contemporary design aesthetic and has brought this beautiful skills to MBMFIF which in return have been adding value to the foundation.

He runs an online store, a community for African fashion lover called Maison de Kodjo .

At Maison de Kodjo, We “never want tell a woman her size is not available”  They believe that all women have the right to wear affordable fashion that is made for them and makes them look their absolute best.  Him and his team  are  reinventing a wholly modern approach to African fashion clothing and accessories. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic – They have redefined luxury for the 21st century. Maison de Kodjo products represent the pinnacle of African craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail.

 Currently living in Finland, Fashion designer and father of two, Kodjo Isaiah was born in 1982 in Cotonou Republic of Benin, the eldest child of an engineer father and fashion designer mother.

In 2014, Kodjo launched his own brand, Maison de Kodjo, providing women with clothing, shoes and handbags, distinctive for their modern, sleek look; pops of color; and utilitarian shapes. His friend became his business partner and, over the years, their collections have expanded to include men’s shoes, clothing, backpacks, and duffel bags, which are sold in numerous retail outlets as well as the company’s web shop.

Despite the Maison‘s success, Kodjo remains modest about his efforts. “I like the idea of having built this beautiful business, but I still like to think of myself as the stable boy.” Several family members work with him in this growing enterprise.