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Francis E. Madojemu

Francis E. Madojemu, Coordinator of The Bridge Network is an Architect, a Business & Social Entrepreneur, Consultant for ReCLAIM Culture, as well as the CEO of NuSTREAMS Con- cepts, owners of NuSTREAMS Conference & Culture Centre, GameWorld & The Well. He is a multi-gifted motivational speaker as well as an educator whose principles on Success and Wealth fly in the face of conventional wisdom.

He is a very creative person and blessed with the gift of proffering ideas which are solutions to the problems encountered by individuals, organizations and the society at large. He has gifts in the area of teaching and encouraging people to attain their potential. He was the Pastor of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus Embassy, Ibadan till September 2006. He is the author of Roadmap, Rich Pastor Poor Pastor and more recently, A Streetcar Called Marriage!

Francis E. Madojemu is married to Ajuma and they are blessed with two sons, Adam and Edward. He holds a Masters in Environmental Design, M.ED (Architecture) 1984 & a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies, BES (Architecture) 1982 from the University of Lagos, Nigeria after completing his School Certificate (1977) and Higher School Certificate (1979) from Federal Government College Ilorin.

He has worked in various other capacities as General Manager & Executive Director of Nuyi Knitting Industries Ltd from 1985 to 2000 and as Managing Director, Chief Executive of Wood & Things, Tops & Bottoms, since 1987. He founded Ideasbridge, a program for Human Resource Development which features the Entrepreneur, Sound & Music, and Employment & Career Development Clinic, (ECDC), as well as Angels of the ER. He also started the Shut Up & Drive Initiative to combat the use of mobile phones while driving.

His latest projects include the iBridge Hub initiative, which is an inspiring contemporary open space where young entrepreneurs and innovators in the city of Ibadan can bring their ideas to reality. At iBridge Hub, people from every profession, background, and culture are being united by the imagination and drive to pursue enterprising ideas for the world, and iCode – a platform where Children, Youths, Educators and Parents can learn this essential 21st Century skill. Our mission is to give every child in our community the chance to learn to code. It is our aim to equip the next generation with this essential skill.