Meet our Guest and Host for the #SportsDay Edition of the Bestman Games IG LIVE Series.
The topic is “Securing a Sustainable and Peaceful Future for All through Sport.”
Date: Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Time: 4pm WAT
Our Guest is
Dr Oluwaseun Nariwoh
Founder, Additional Plus Sports and Education Initiative
Dr. Oluwaseun Abosede Nariwoh is obsessed with leveling the playing ground through the power
of Sport and Education. She is an Alumnus of Global Sports mentoring Program (United States of
America Exchange Program) and a member of International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP).
She is a seasoned Sports Administrator with a PhD Degree in Sports Administration and
Management, Masters Degree in Sports Administration and Management and Masters in Public
and International Affairs from University of Lagos respectively.
She has over the years acquired expertise in strategic sports planning, policy making, content development, mentorship, research and data documentation. She has successfully implemented
different age grades developmental programmes, assisted in the organization of State, Regional, National and International sporting events towards actualization of the Sustainable Development Goals through Sport while promoting inclusion, diversity and social justice.
Dr. Oluwaseun is currently a Principal Sports Officer, Lagos State Sports Commission; Secretary, International Table-Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Women Committee and Founder/Executive
Director , Additional Plus Sports and Education Initiative. She was a dynamic and active table-
tennis player for over a decade, having won many laurels at Local, National and International
She had served in the Office of the Office of the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on
Sports and Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Head of Sports, Ministry of Youth, Sports
and Social Development, Office of the Director of Sports of the defunct Sports Council.
2019 – Ph.D in Sports Administration and Management
2017 – IOC/NOC Advanced Sports Administration and Management Course
2013 – Masters in Sport Administration and Management
2012 – Masters in Public and International Affairs
2007 – Human Kinetics and Health (B.Sc.).
1999 – West African School Certificate.
1993 – Primary School Leaving Certificate.
1993-2004 (Participated in different National and International Competitions)
AWARDS IN SPORT (Table Tennis)
Nigeria Table Tennis Federation
World Universities Games
University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State.
Lagos State Table Tennis Association
National Sports Festival
West African University Games
Nigerian Universities Games
2021 – Secretary, International Table tennis Federation-Africa Women Committee
2020 – Secretary, Lagos State Sports Commission Policy Development
2019 – Project Manager, Lagos Summer Camp
2019 – Delegate (Nigeria) Global Sports Mentoring Program, United States of America
2019 – Extern at National Collegiate Athletics Association (Global Sports Mentoring
Program), Indianapolis United States of America.
2018 – Member, Lagos State Sports Commission Four Years Strategic Plan Project
2013 – 2016 – Deputy Speaker, 2nd Assembly of Lagos State Youth Parliament
2010 – 2013 – Executive Secretary, Complaint and Job Creation (Yaba LCDA)
2008 – 2010 – DG Youth and Sports Development Board/Member of Sports Committee (Yaba
Sports Officer attached to the Chairman/Special Adviser to the Governor on Sports
Sports Officer, Sports and Infrastructural Development, Office of Sports, Alausa, Ikeja
Sports Officer, attached to the Office of the Director of Sports, Lagos State Sports Council
Member, 2014 DAWN GAMEs Secretariat
Member, 2015 IBILE GAMEs Secretariat
Member, 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Games Secretariat
Member, 2016 Principal Cup Protocol Committee
Member, 2016 Federation Cup Protocol Committee
Member, 2017 ITTF Seamaster Catering &Feeding Committee
Our Host is
COO, Bestman Games
ADEYINKA ASHAOLU is the Chief Operating Officer of Bestman Games Limited, a Nigeria gaming organization operating in Africa. Her portfolio also includes management of Bestman Games Initiatives a non-profit that focuses on bridging the gap in financial literacy for youth where she engages with institutions within and outside the financial services sector, donor agencies and governments.
Adeyinka has over 15 years of professional experience in development finance, research and market analytics, accounting, project management, financial literacy/inclusion, grants & donor funds administration, product and business development cutting across sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to this, Adeyinka has had a robust professional experience at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group on Access to Finance focused on credit information reporting, collateral registries and financial inclusion. She has other working experiences in credit reporting, entrepreneurship and economic development at Abuja Enterprise Agency and an internship at Bank of Industry. She is an alumnus of the United State of America’s State Department’s International Visitors Leadership Program (2012) as a Social Innovator and Change Maker. She has some published articles on SME development, financing and credit information reporting.
Adeyinka is passionate about, entrepreneurship, economic empowerment, financial literacy/inclusion, youth engagement and volunteers on a number of social development initiatives.
She is currently the Vice-Chairman for the Lagos State Scrabble and Monopoly Association (LASSMA) and enrolled as a certified financial educator.