Jury Members

Prof. Audu Idrisa
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Maiduguri
Chairman, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Professor Audu Idrisa is currently a consultant and professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. He has over 25 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Major Experiences

Professor Idrisa has both national and international experiences in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, medical research and clinical services.

• He is an External Assessor for appointment of Associate Professor and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology for some Universities. He is also an Assessor of Part two (final) Book of case records and Dissertation reviewer, Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology West African College of Surgeons. In addition, he is an examiner for the Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology West African College of Surgeons.

• He was a visiting professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.

• He was a Member of the Federal medical team 1999 Nigeria Medical Mission, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Professor Audu Idrisa studied at the school of Studies and College of Medical Science at the University of Maiduguri and the University college Hospital (UCH), lbadan. He had his postgraduate training in Obstetrics and gynaecology at the University college Hospital UCH, Ibadan and overseas Clinic attachment in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Watford General Hospital England.

Professor Idrisa has received numerous honoraries and awards. He has also authored over 50 articles in peer reviewed national and international journals.

Professor Audu Idrisa is married to Hajiya Halima Audu Idrisa and have Seven children

Mrs. Funke Oluwole
Managing Partner, Juris Consult
Secretary, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Olufunke is a Law graduate from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. She was called to Bar in 1992. Her first professional stint was with F. O. Akinrele & Co, legal practitioners in Ikoyi, Lagos where she rose to be a Senior Counsel in 1999.

Olufunke later joined a law partnership called JURIS CONSULTS with two of her colleagues. Olufunke is a British Council Chevening Scholar. She went on study leave to the UK in 2002 and returned with an LL.M in 2003. She holds a Taught Masters in Law (Merit) in Information Technology and Intellectual Property from the prestigious Queen Mary College, University of London.

Her desire for change and passion for advocacy made Olufunke to take up appointment with The First Foundation, a group of healthcare companies committed to the growth and development of medicine and healthcare in Africa. In her 10-year stint in the company, Olufunke rose to many capacities within the organization which helped to hone her capacity in the field of change advocacy and healthcare project development.

Currently, she is MD/CEO of Integrated Waterfield Limited, a training and business solutions organization for frontline services in Organizational Productivity and Performance Strategies.

Mrs. Njide Ndili
Country Director, PharmAccess Foundation Nigeria
Member, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Njide Ndili is the Country Director for PharmAccess Foundation, a Dutch NGO dedicated to facilitating affordable access to quality healthcare in Africa, by stimulating investments in the healthcare industry through partnerships with the private sector and government institutions.

In this role she has oversight of activities that support demand side financing, supply side quality improvement using SafeCare Methodology, and activities to improve access to finance for healthcare SMEs through the Medical Credit Fund. She has over 19 years experience in the healthcare industry in the United States and Nigeria, and has worked as a consultant to several healthcare organizations.

Njide has an MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management from London School of Economics, an AMP from INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau France, an MBA from the University of Houston, a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and a B. Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Nigeria.

Dr. Olufemi Olugbile
MD/CEO of FM Synthesiz Nigeria Limited
Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Dr. Olufemi Olugbile is the MD/CEO of FM Synthesiz Nigeria Limited, a Health Consultancy firm. He has an MBBS from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and MRCPsych from the University of Edinburgh.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych) UK , a Fellow of the Nigerian Post Graduate Medical College (FNMC Psych) and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM).

He partook in the European Health Leadership Programme, of INSEAD, Fontainbleau.

He was Fmr. Chief Medical Director (CMD) Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health. Dr. Olugbile was also the Chairman of, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu
Partner at Anadach Group
Member, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu is a Partner at Anadach Group – a global healthcare strategic firm that focuses on bringing innovative advice and services to clients and partners in the public and private sectors interested in transforming healthcare systems. She is also a Director at DHI Health Services. She joined Anadach from the Innovation Practice at the World Bank Institute (WBI).

Earlier, as a core member of the Nelson Mandela Institution's management team she helped develop and start the African University of Science and Technology - a Pan African University with Graduate Students from over 20 countries. She previously managed the Human Development Group at WBI where she was responsible for the World Bank's capacity building programs in health, education and social protection.

Egbe has over 26 years experience in the health care covering policy, provision and financing in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. She is a qualified medical doctor and a member of the UK Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). She holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, an MSc from Oxford University and MBBS from the University of Ibadan.

She has authored several articles, contributed to books and was the lead author of “Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries: A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs”. World Bank Institute. 2007 (with Seung Hee Nah).

Prof. Kolawole Oyedeji
Dept of Medical Laboratory Sciences, CMUL, Idi-Araba, Lagos
Member, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Kolawole Oyedeji is an Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology with the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos. He has his background in Medical Microbiology, Medical laboratory science, Molecular Biology and Bioethics/Health Research ethics. He is a World Health Organization (WHO) accredited trainer in Project planning and evaluation. He has also been trained by MEASURE EVALUATION in monitoring and evaluation of Public health programmes.

His research interest is on the epidemiology of infectious diseases of Public Health importance. Oyedeji has been an awardee of some grants and fellowships amongst which are DAAD, UNESCO, SARETI fellowships and European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership Ethics grant.

He is the National coordinator/secretary of the Bioethics Society of Nigeria, currently the Vice Chairman- College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Health Research Ethics Committee having served on Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) ethics Board for over 10years, He was formerly a Board Member of Lagos State Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), Chairman, Initiative for Medical Diagnostic Awareness (IMDA).

Kolawole Oyedeji combines expertise in both biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Dr. Babatunde Olujobi
Managed Care Consultant
Member, Jury Board, NHEA 2017

Dr. Tunde Olujobi is the General Manager, Quality Assurance/Medical Services, Premier Medicaid International (HMO). He is a Medical graduate of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. Also, he has a Masters Degree in Public Health from LASUTH and a Postgraduate Certification in Health Economics, University of Oxford, UK.

Core Interest; Community based Health Insurance: Making quality healthcare available, accessible, acceptable and affordable (4As) to all Nigerians irrespective of their social status.

He is currently the Chairman of the Health committee, Lagos Country Club.