Mr. Ganiyu Olowu


Ganiyu is a development-passionate media research and communications specialist with experience covering public relations, civil society

advocacy, culture communication and community development. He has worked on development projects involving the United Nations Children's

Fund (UNICEF), FHI/USAID and the European Union (EU)/United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Partnership Initiatives in the Niger

Delta (PIND) among others.As a corporate communications expert, he has worked on brands like MTN, GSK (Lucozade Boost), MTV Base, PZ, Acer

Computer, Pfizer, Heritage Bank, EcoBank, WEMA, Halogen Security. Ganiyu has been involved political communications and research-based

activities involving Government of the States of Osun and Ogun respectively. He has been actively involved in development initiatives of UNICEF B

Office and the Lagos State Government on women, children, health and environment related issues as copy-writer and co-facilitator. Gani is a

grounded research professional who is passionate about ideas that ignite development and the future.He holds Higher National Diploma (HND) in

Mass Communication from Ogun StatePolytechnic, Abeokuta (1997) and a Master Degree in Communication Studies (MCS) from Lagos State

University (LASU) (2008). He was one of the 2015 beneficiaries of the prestigious Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) Scholarship at the Lagos

Business School (LBS) and the University of Lagos.