Samuel Parma Ogoefuna Fortune-Ebie
He is a renowned Estate Manager with several years experience. He was the pioneer General Manager of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) from 1976 to 1983 and in that capacity supervised the designing and developing of the Festival Town (FESTAC) for the 1977 Black Festival of Arts and Culture. This project provided accommodation for the participants of the festival, and Festac town and now houses many of the inhabitants of Lagos.
Fortune is the Founder and President of Estate firm Fortune Ebie & Co, Home of Estate Surveyors & Valuers, Property Development & Management Consultants. He, along with some friends struggled for recognition as professional surveyors and succeeded in getting the “Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers” duly recognized by the government. From 1983 to 1995, he was also the pioneer President and Managing Director of Shelter Afrique, a mortgage institution meant to help all contributing African nations to develop housing at a cheaper rate for their citizens.
During his tenure, he traveled the length and breadth of African countries to meet with heads of government and convince them of the need to contribute their quota to the Shelter Afrique. He continues to work tirelessly towards improving the housing industry in the country and has tried to get the government involved in approving housing policies and structuring other systems that will develop housing in the country. Mr. S P O Fortune Ebie also served on the board of Zenith Bank PLC.
Fortune is currently serving as a non-Executive Director in Pison Housing Company.
Osaro Eghobamien, SAN
Osaro was admitted to practice in England & Wales and Nigeria. He is a holder of an LLB (Hons) Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, 1988. He was called to Bar of England and Wales in 1989, and later admitted to practice in Nigeria in 1991.
Following his call to the Nigerian bar, Osaro joined the litigation practice, Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore, and got the opportunity to develop and own his notorious advocacy skills. He later joined the firm of Bentley, Edu & Co., managing that firm’s Trademark and General Litigation Practice.
As Head of Etti, Edu & Co’s litigation practice, Osaro quickly carved out a niche as an intellectual property litigation Lawyer, recording impressive victories in this growing area of litigation practice. Osaro is a founding partner of Perchstone & Graeys, and spends most of his time advising commercial clients on contentious issues. He represents the interests of clients in our regular courts, from the High Court all the way to the Supreme Court, and is primarily responsible for handling arbitral proceedings, particularly in respect of oil and gas and finance matters.
Osaro brings his extensive international experience, and his deep familiarity with English common law, in assisting with the development of Nigerian law. He takes every available opportunity to teach law and legal principles to young legal talents, and is particularly focused on developing a strong, durable and sustainable law practice. Osaro advises on Financial Services and is editor of the in-house publication, ‘Nigeria Financial Services Review’. He represents some of Nigeria’s major financial institutions.
He is currently serving as a non-Executive Director in Pison Housing Company.
Omolola Igbinoba is a co-founder of Pison Housing Company. She has over 12 years post qualification experience in sales, general management and educational administration. Having garnered experience from Josef Ross Limited and AG Leventis Plc. At AG Leventis Plc, Omolola was responsible for client relationship management and market development for the sales of Mercedes Benz in Nigeria.
Currently she serves as an Educational Administrator with Corona Trust Council, Ikoyi. She has attended several local and international training programs including AISA in Ghana and the University of Cambridge, London.
She is currently serving as a non–Executive Director in Pison Housing Company.
Shedrach, is gaining considerable knowledge and experience in the real estate and housing sector.
A graduate of Crawford University Ogun State, he has several years of experience with Sterling bank, where he was the Regional Technology Supervisor for 3 regions (Lekki, Ikoyi & VI) Lagos. Before moving to a Non-Governmental Organisation , Harvesters international Christian Centre (HICC),where he got the call to help out with the ministry and Manage a Volunteering Workforce. He was among the team that started the HICC Island Campus in Lekki and helped its membership base grow from 200 members to 1000 members in 2years and was also responsible for the Workforce of the church and managed its growth process also in those years which had a 350% growth .
He heads the Operations and Resources department of Pison Housing Company where he is involved in the day to day management of real estate investment structuring, Projects and Business Development plans, research and development of real estate products and property mortgage structuring.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director.