Board Of Directors


Folarin Williams is a seasoned lawyer. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He holds a first degree in Chemical Engineering and a second degree in Law. His investments span the pharmaceutical, computer, packaging mail delivery and oil field services companies.


Mr. Chikeluba is a Lawyer, businessman and philanthropist with business interest in Nigeria, Europe, America and Asia. He holds a Masters degree in Finance (Webster University, USA) and a Juris Doctoris (St. Louis University, School of Law, USA). His business interests span across various sectors of the economy including Transportation, Insurance, Oil and Gas, Banking, Manufacturing and Real Estate. He holds Board appointments in several companies including ASO Savings & Loans Plc, Staco Insurance Plc, SET Plc, Duport-Marine Limited. He is an associate member of the Nigerian Red Cross Society.


Mr. Alegieuno joined the Board of Directors as a non-Executive Director in 1994. A fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, and also a Chartered Insurer, he has vast experience in Commerce, Industry and Insurance. Fie retired as the Managing Director of the Lion of Africa Insurance Company Limited.


Mr. Kolapo Lawson joined the Board of Directors in 1993. He graduated with B.Sc (Hons) in Economics from University of London. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales) and Nigeria. He is the President of Lawsons Corporation and Chairman Agbara Estate Limited. He holds Board appointment in many other companies. Lawson Corporation.


Chief Anyigbo joined the Board of Directors in 2006. He has over 30 years extensive experience in all sector of the Oil and Gas industry. He retired in 2002 from Chevron Nigeria Limited as Executive Director. Chief Anyigbo is a Fellow of Nigeria Society of Engineers, a member of the Board of Trustee of Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers, a recipient of National Productivity Award.


Mr. Isola Oluwole Olukayode graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife with a Bachelor degree in Food Science and Technology (1990). He obtained Masters in Food Technology (1992) and Microbiology (1997) from University of Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively.

He began his career as a lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University between 1995 and 1996 before joining the manufacturing industry in 1997.

He worked in Evans Medical Plc from 1997 to 2005. He joined Pharma-Deko Plc in 2006 as Manufacturing Manager (Contract Manufacturing). He has since held various positions in the company i.e. Production Manager, Consumer, General Manager Operation overseeing operation related functions spanning, planning, procurement, Logistics and Project Management.

He was appointed the Managing Director, Pharma-Deko Plc in January 2020.

He has attended courses in Manufacturing and Production operations, Logistics and Humans resource management.


Professor Herbert A. B. Coker is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos. He joined the then School of Pharmacy on 17th December 1984 as Lecturer I and rose through the ranks to the post of Professor in October 1994. Professor Coker teaches Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses as well as conducting research in Medicinal Chemistry, Clinical Pharmacology of Drugs, Natural Products Sciences, Drug Design and Development, Pharmaceuticals & Food Quality Assurance, Environmental Concerns and Clinical Pharmacy.

Professor Coker has published quite a number of research works and professional opinions, in International (offshore) and National (onshore) Journals. He also renders professional services to the Federal Government of Nigeria and Lagos State Government, as well as to foreign establishments in China, Indonesia, and India.

He is a member of numerous professional bodies and possesses about 30 years experience in Pharmacy and health-related matters. Professor Coker had his early education at LadiLak Institute, Yaba (under the watchful eyes of the late Mrs. Rita Akaje-Macaulay; nee Hamilton), Lagos Baptist Academy, lbadan Grammar School, Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, United Kingdom. He has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of Pharma Deko to assist with Product Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical Technology and New Products Development amongst many other health related issues.


He holds an MBA (Banking & Finance) from Enugu State University and Advanced Management of International Agreements & Joint Ventures from University of Lagos. He also obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) in Management Studies from University of Calabar. He is a fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Associate, Institute of Capital Market Registrars, Associate, Chartered Institute of Management and Associate, Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

He has worked in both public and private sectors with experience spanning over 20 years and has held board appointment in many companies. His experience covers Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Project Finance, Capital Market and Money Market Services. He joined the Board of Directors in 2003 as an alternate director and was subsequently appointed a director in 2018.