Profile of the University's Visitor
Dr. Oladega Adebogun is the Proprietor and Managing Director/CEO of Caleb Group of Schools and Visitor to Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State. He is an astute educationist, a seasoned school administrator and an erudite entrepreneur of international repute. At an early stage in life, Dr. Adebogun had a vision of impacting and transforming the lives of young children, both for God and humanity. To achieve this goal, he studied at the University of Port-Harcourt and the Lagos State University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Educational Administration, and a Masters in Educational Management respectively. He also obtained a Ph.D (in Educational Administration and Planning) at the Bayero University, Kano.
Dr. Adebogun started his career in education as a class teacher. He later worked, for several years, in public educational institutions, including the Mushin Local Educational District and Lagos Ministry of Education. He was promoted a Principal Inspector of Education in 1991 and also served for many years as a top executive of the Lagos State Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (APPS). His strong passion for quality education in Nigeria and his response to the falling standards in the sector led Dr. Adebogun into private practice. Having nurtured a vision for establishing an educational institution with strong emphasis on unmatchable academic excellence and towering moral values, Dr. Adebogun established the Caleb International School in the heart of Lagos State Capital, Ikeja, in 1986.
After two decades of exceptional and prized achievements under Dr. Adebogun’s leadership, Caleb International School grew into a leading educational institution in Nigeria, widely recognised as Caleb Group of Schools. Currently, the schools under the group include Caleb International School (Nursery/Primary), Magodo; Caleb International College, Lekki; Caleb International College, Magodo; Caleb British Academy, Ikeja; Caleb Educational Institute, and Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State.
Having made Caleb a household name in Nigeria as an institution synonymous with academic excellence and enviable moral standards, Dr. Adebogun continues to work assiduously to ensure that all the schools in the Group achieve the foundational mandate of turning out children and youths adequately equipped to compete globally and make significant impacts in their various spheres of life..
Dr. Adebogun has attended international seminars and management programmes in the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. He is a registered member of professional bodies such as the Nigerian Institute of Management. Dr. Adebogun is also a distinguished alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School Owner/President Management (OPM) programme.