ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK- MR TUNDE ALABI – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

TUNDE ALABI’S PROFILE

Tunde Alabi’s years of work experience in the broadcast media industry from AIT Nigeria to BEN TV UK has brought him into contact with highly influential people. He is currently the Director of News and Current Affairs at BEN TV.

He is also the Executive Director of African Partnership Development, a development organisation facilitating Diaspora Engagement with policy makers in Africa and the UK. African Partnership Development UK organizes and facilitates British African Diaspora Conferences holding in the British Houses of Parliament, African Financial and Investment Review holding at the London Stock Exchange and British African Investment Summit holding at the University of London.

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Top Nigerians that have attended and spoken at the conferences organized by Tunde Alabi are Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in 2013, former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former PDP national Secretary in Sept 2012, former Governor Peter Obi, former Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, former Governor Wammako of Sokoto State, Rt Hon Adeyemi Ikuforiji, former speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Labaran Maku, Nigeria’s former Minister of Information, Nigerian Senator Jide Omoworare, Hon Abike Dabiri, Professor Pat Utomi etc.

Tunde has enjoyed privileged support from notable Members of the British Parliament, MPs. British MPs that have spoken and hosted the conferences include but not limited to: Diane Abbott MP, Chi Onwura MP, Meg Hillier MP, Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chuka Umunna MP, David Lammy MP, Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP etc. Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, a member of the British House of Lords was a guest speaker at the 2015 African Financial and Investment Review organized by African Partnership Development.

The Objectives of the development programmes being organized by African Partnership Development under the leadership of Tunde Alabi are to create engagement and dialogue among policy and Decision makers in Africa, the UK and the Diaspora communities in the UK.

The idea is to facilitate through constructive discussions inclusive and sustainable democracy, infrastructural development, security and wealth creation.

Africa Partnership Development hosted well over 250 entrepreneurs and investors in both the UK and Africa at the 2015 African Financial and Investment Review at the London Stock Exchange held on 9th Dec, 2015.

Tunde Alabi is a well-bred to journalism, seasoned and connected broadcaster whose wealth of experience has translated to successful organisation and management of international conferences and development programmes. His services are open to people who will add

values to his life & career.

He currently hosts Political, Business & Legal programmes on BEN TV, broadcasting on UK SKY Platform 182. He provides links in specialist services for his partners in legal services, UK property purchase & Management, UK Educational programmes for colleges with Highly Trusted status, Financial & Mortgage Advice, UK only, Business & Investment advice, UK & Nigeria only.

Website: http://www.africanpartnershipdevelopment.com

Email: admin@apdmt.com

02030867553

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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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