As a social entrepreneur, Oye Agunbiade executively directs The Prospects, an initiative borne out of his passion for change in orientation towards Education, Personal Development and Governance. Via this platform, Oye has organised different programmes for primary and secondary school pupils across Nigeria which include career talks, showing of Documentaries and distribution of educational materials /pamphlets and has facilitated scholarship for the indigents. His current project in Ondo state, Nigeria is tagged #GivingBacktotheNigerianPublicSchools#.
This is done via multimedia documentaries aimed at reviving public secondary schools especially in rural communities and raising champions despite their humble beginning. Because of his penchant for inspiring visions in the young ones, Oye has carefully selected life transforming documentaries (one of which is the renowned Neurosurgeon Dr Ben Carson’s Gifted Hands) to teach students and youths in schools and outreach programmes. A key component of The Prospects is a yearly Lecture across the Nation’s Universities where Oye Agunbiade engages undergraduates at Students Orientation Programme. He has since delivered lectures at his Alma Mater -Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State (2007 and 2014), and others which include Achievers University Owo, Ondo State—(2009/2012) and Federal University of Technology Akure. (FUTA 2014)
As a researcher, Oye Agunbiade majors in African literature, and has written a book titled Discovering and fulfilling your God-given vision. He holds a Bachelor of arts degree in English studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba and a Masters degree in English (Literature) from the prestigious University of Ibadan.
He is a Graduate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (GNIM). Oye is also certified in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Population, Health and Environment (PHE) basics from USAID Global Health Learning Centre in partnership with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of Public Health, Centre of Communications (2010).
Between 2009 and 2011, Oye volunteered with The Ondo State Government on Community Needs Assessment when he lived in six rural Communities in Odigbo Local Government Area using the Participatory Rural Appraisals (P.R.A) to help identify the people’s needs. Today the implementation of the project’s report has brought to bear different developmental projects to the communities which include, Basic Health Centres, Solar water system, Schools, Markets etc.
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