Professor Godwin Emmanuel Oyedokun, FFAR
HND (Acct.), BSc. (Acct. Ed), BSc (Acct. & Fin.), MBA (Acct. & Fin.), MSc. (Acct.), MSc. (Bus & Econs), MSc (Tax), MTP (SA), PhD (Acct), PhD (Fin), PhD (FA), FCA, FCTI, ACIB, ACS, ACIS, MNIM, FCNA, FCFIP, FCE, FERP, CICA, CFA, CFE, CIPFA, CPFA, ACAMS, ABR, CertIFR, IPA, IFA, FFAR
Prof. Godwin is a young but experienced multidisciplinary scholar-practitioner of good repute with over 20 years’ experience and over 30 professional qualifications, from both Nigeria and international professional bodies. He is the co-founder OGE Professional Services Ltd, President at OGE Business School, Principal Partner at Oyedokun Godwin Emmanuel & Co (Chartered Accountants, Forensic Auditor & Tax Practitioners).
Prof. Godwin is currently a Professor in the Department of Management & Accounting of Lead City University Ibadan, Nigeria, Godwin is a Visiting Professor of Forensic Accounting & Finance at Charisma University, Turks & Caicos Island, West Indies, UK. a visiting Professor at the Department of Management Science of Coal City University, Enugu, An Adjunct Professor at the Department of Accounting, Igbinedion University, Okada, Nigeria, and he formally lecture in the Departmenet of Accounting and Department of Taxation at Nasarawa State University Keffi, and he was a one-time/adjunct lecturer at Babcock University, South-Western University and McPherson University, all in Nigeria to mention few. He is a faculty members at the Joseph Business School Lagos, and an International faculty member at the Mississippi State University’s Mini MBA/MBA/PhD & Continue Education programme in Lagos.
Prof. Godwin is currently a Faculty member for the supervision of Postgraduate Students at the University of South Africa (UNISA). Godwin is also an External Examiner for undergraduate programme of the Accountancy Department, Faculty of Business Administration, Abia State University, Uturu Nigeria.
He worked with Ibraheem Jimoh & Co Chartered Accountants as a Partner, Audit and Forensic Services, and as the Director- Tax, Forensic & Regulatory Services at Saffron Professional Services. He was the Head of Education, Research & Technical and the Head – Finance & ICT Departments of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He was the Senior Analyst- Enterprise Risk Management & Control at XL Management Services Ltd and the Accounts Manager (Head) at Bond Group of Companies.
Godwin had his compulsory professional accountancy training in the Firm of Adesina Adedayo & Co Chartered Accountants, Gbolahan Oyegoke & Co Chartered Accountants and Lekan Jinadu & Co Chareteted Accountants and currently serves as Associate Partner to the Firms and five others in Nigeria.
PProf. Godwin attended Osun State College of Technology Esa- Oke Osun State of Nigeria for his National Diploma (ND) in Financial Studies and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy. Also, he holds B.Sc. in Accounting Education of the University of Ado- Ekiti, (now Ekiti State University) Nigeria. He bagged his MBA in Finance & Accounting and M.Sc Business & Applied Economics (Finance) at Olabisi Onabanjo University and M.Sc. & Ph.D. Accounting from Babcock University. He holds BSc Accounting & Finance (First Class); MSc in Taxation & Fiscal Policy and PhD in Forensic Accounting & Audit of Charisma University, United Kingdom; and Advanced Certificate in Fraud Examination of South Africa Financial & Accounting Services Sector Education & Training Authority.
Prof. Godwin is a sought-after intellectual, who had presented over 690 technical/seminar papers in various conferences/training/seminars and he is an examiner to some professional bodies, both in Nigeria and aboard. He is a seasoned scholar-practitioner who is currently serving as an Advisory Council Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE), Austin, Tx. USA, he is the pioneer/current President of the Lagos Nigeria Chapter of ACFE. He was the Chairman of Nigeria Board of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (IICFIP) USA. He is also a Governing Council member of both the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), Global President, Association of Forensic Accounting Researchers and a member of the Board of Regent of Saint Monica University. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) USA.
Prof. Godwin had attended several local and international conferences in the last 15 years with over 40 professional articles and 127 peered-reviewed academic articles, and 14 conference papers to his credit and he had contributed chapters to more than 10 edited books and have 15 books to his credit. He has successfully supervised as a sole supervisor, 48 BSc Projects, 5 PGD Projects, 20 MSc Dissertations, and 17 completed Ph.D. research works in management, accounting, finance, taxation and forensic accounting & audit in Nigeria and overseas.
Prof. Godwin was given a meritorious award of service by both the Students’ Union Government and Alumni Association of Osun State College of Technology on October 5, 2013/July 20, 2018, May 21, 2016, and June 2019 respectively. He was given an award of professionalism for his contribution to education and human capital development by Unicaribean Business School on June 23, 2018. Also, he was awarded Leadership Ambassador by International Summit of Leaders on November 18, 2017, through same business school. He was also given special recognition and installed as one of the Patrons of the Nigeria University Accounting Students’ Association (NUASA), of both Obafemi Awolowo University Chapter and University of Ilorin Chapter. He was also honored on May 8, 2019, with the Kwame Nkrumah Exemplary Pan- Africa Leadership Distinguished Honor as “Icon of the Nation Building and Societal Transformation in Africa” by the West Africa Students Union Parliament, the umbrella body of Students’ Unions in West Africa Region. He was also awarded an award of Excellence by the Banker Alumni Association of the Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke in November 2019 and in the same month he was awarded most friendly lecturer by the National University Accounting Students Association of Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
Prof. Godwin is the Pioneer and current Treasurer of the Capital Market Academics of Nigeria (CMAN), a board member of Covenant Capital Business School of the Covenant Nation Church, Lagos and he is currently a member of Publication and Image committee and a board member of Audit, Investigation and Forensic Accounting Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is a Member, Capacity Building and Certification Committee of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and the Treasurer of Lagos Branch of same CIBN having previously held a position of Assistant General Secretary. Godwin is also a member of Education Committee of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and Member of Publication Committee of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).
He was the Chairman, Audit Committee of Osun State College of Technology Alumni Association and the International President of Alumni Association of Charisma University, UK. He is a Secretary and member of Trustees of Joint Mind International (JMI).
Prof. Godwin has been a titled Chief (Otun Mayegun of Apomu Land of Owu Kingdom) since the year 2013, and he is happily married with Children, among which is a graduate of Mass Communication of Babcock University.“Nemo Dat Quod Non-Habet”