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Meet Our Staff

Dr. S. A. Abogunloko

Dir., Academics & Operations

Samuel Adeniyi Abogunloko is the Director of Academics and Operations at The Livingsprings Schools. He is a multidisciplinary trained professional with backgrounds in various disciplines from five universities. He is a researcher, writer, social analyst and experienced educator with tested academic and behavioural integrity. He has taught and held leadership positions at all levels of education from elementary school to the university and these include his four-years lecturing and post-graduate supervision duties at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa. Professor Nyna Amin, who was his Line Manager in 2016, acknowledged his “professional conduct and work ethic” and described him as “an exemplary role model”. He graduated with an Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Education and obtained a Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology before obtaining his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. In September 2012, he obtained a scholarship award for his Doctoral (PhD) Degree in Educational Psychology in UKZN, from where he returned to assume his current position in 2017.  Dr. Samuel Abogunloko is a practical and impactful leader whose

leadership capacities were honed from his days as captains of classes and prefects in primary and secondary schools, as well in the various headship positions he has held in his career. With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, he is a member of different local and international bodies and has attended trainings and delivered papers at conferences and workshops at home and abroad. Dr. Abogunloko’s scholarly capabilities and writings have been acknowledged locally and internationally and he was one of the Team Leaders that drafted the Lagos State Private Schools communiqué at the 2007 National Mandatory Integrity Seminars for Teachers and Invigilators in Lagos, Nigeria. A beneficiary of God’s matchless grace, Dr. Abogunloko is a minister of the Gospel whose impacts have abounded to the glory of God. In his leisure time, he enjoys table tennis, swimming, socio-personal and academic/professional counselling of various categories of young people and adults.

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Mr. Olawale Jimoh

Vice Principal (Academics)

JIMOH, Olawale Kabiru is a product of God’s grace and mercies. He is a trained, an experienced and well certified teacher. He has great passion for teaching and impacting young ones. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Education) in Christian Religious Studies from Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State with an Upper Second Class Honours. He also has a Master’s of Education degree in Community Development and Social Work from the University of Lagos, Akoka in addition to diplomas and certificates in Desktop Publishing, Information Technology as well as in Arts, Graphics and Printing technology. He is presently rounding off a Master’s degree in Educational Media and Technology from the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State. He is a Graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He is a registered teacher with the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria. He was a short-time Head Teacher at Delphi International School, Lagos. He has taught actively at different levels of education across the country as Subject teacher in

Creative Art, ICT, and Religious Studies among others. He has attended several workshops on teaching pedagogy, 21st century teaching approaches and Christian education. He has vast knowledge in graphics design, website design and management and a broad knowledge of computer technology. He is also a Christian by grace.


He is presently the Vice Principal (Academics) at The Livingsprings High School, Lagos.

Mrs. O. F. Adeleye


Her passion for teaching started at a tender age of eight! Back then, Adeleye Folashade Oluwatamilore studied at The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti where she graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Accounting (Upper Credit). She later bagged a Postgraduate Diploma in Education which launched her, into the world of teaching and learning and a Masters Degree in Educational Planning and Administration at National Open University of Nigeria. Her professional teaching career commenced in 2004 with Debiruss Schools. There, she taught in the preschool, all grade levels and served as coordinators of committee and head of departments. She won Teacher of the Year award before she proceeded to Buttercups School at Victoria Island in 2014 where she served shortly as the Head Teacher before joining The Livingsprings Schools where her passion for Christian education was further ignited to serve. Having attended many trainings and workshops, she is a trainer who ardently advocates continuous training for educators. Also, she has written many plays for stage performance and short stories for publications. Her strength as a writer has been imparted into her learners, making them excellent creative writers, competing and winning different awards for themselves and their schools. She has participated in different professional trainings in children evangelism, making her committed to raising Godly

and innovative world-changers, who can make a difference both spiritually and academically, using Christian education as an approach. At Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, she serves as the Coordinator of the Children’s Department, where she teaches children godly values. She enjoys researching, reading, singing, cycling and trying out her culinary skills.

Mr. Akhimien Godspower

Government & CRS Teacher

Akhimien Godspower has a B.A degree in History and International Studies and NCE in Social Studies and Religious Studies. He is a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. He creates a cooperative community in the classroom; He models for students the importance of mutual respect and cooperation among all community members.


He is an accommodating and versatile individual with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that will capture a child's imagination and breed success. Highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners. He is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students. He has attitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child's learning styles and abilities are addressed. Godspower possesses superior interpersonal and communication

skills that fosters meaningful relationships with students, staff and parents. He is an enthusiastic, committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate children. He strives to build students’ self-esteem and encourages understanding of cultural diversity, gender differences and physical limitations.

Mrs. J. E. Okundalaye

HOD Pre School

Judith Enorese Okundalaye graduated with Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Education Management/ Planning and a Diploma in Physical and Health Education from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. She is a seasoned teacher with over 12 years teaching experience. Judith has taught in many schools and received training on Child Evangelism for Teachers, Curriculum Planning for Pre-school and Appointed and Anointed Teachers from Christian School Trust, United Kingdom. She is a professional in Montessori teaching, British and Christ-centered education curricula. She enjoys working with children and instilling the fear of God in their growing minds. Her passion to see children have Godly foundation is hinged on the belief that today’s Godly children will grow up to become future Godly leaders.  Mrs. Judith Okundalaye possesses well developed interpersonal skills which have successfully enhanced the team morale, ensuring that the children remain the main priority in all of her endeavours. Her professionalism along with her reliable and pragmatic approach to work is the key to her already successful career in early childhood education.


Julianah Bunmi Matthew-Olusoji graduated from the University of Ibadan with an Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics Education as well as a Diploma in Desktop Publishing. She started her teaching career in 2011 and has taught in a number of reputable schools. She is proficient in preparing pupils for entrance examinations into Junior Secondary Schools. She has a passion for teaching Mathematics, Quantitative Reasoning, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Social Science subjects and many more. She is also a teacher of God’s Word, a highly disciplined individual and enjoys sporting activities. A self-directed, action-oriented, dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the spiritual, social, academic growth and development of every child with over 10 years’ experience in education.

Mrs. J. B. Matthew-Olusoji

HOD Upper Grade School


Grace Tolulope Ajayi holds a Second Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from the University of Benin. She also holds a National Certificate in Education in Business Education from Abeokuta College of Education with an Upper Credit. Grace is a seasoned teacher with over 15 years teaching experience. She joined The Livingsprings Schools in 2014 as a pre school teacher and rose from this position to her current role as the Head of Department (Senior School) as a result of her dedication, quality academic service delivery,  brilliancy, tenacity and ability to produce results within given timelines.


Mrs.  G. T.  Ajayi

HOD Humanities

Ebenezer Ugoh is a trained Guidance Counsellor and a Teacher who started his teaching career in 2010. He graduated with Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling and a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling specializing in Adolescent Psychology and Youth Counselling from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria. He has worked in several accredited schools as a teacher and a Guidance Counsellor. He teaches Geography, ICT and Vocational Aptitude in The Livingsprings Schools. He loves counselling, decoration and playing soccer. He is currently a member of The Teaching Network Foundation (TTNF).

Mr.  E.  Ugoh

HOD Lower Grade School


Chika Joan Duru graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with an Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Education, after obtaining a National Certificate of Education in Computer Science/Biology from Tai Solarin College of Education. Chika is a seasoned teacher with over 8 years teaching experience. She enjoys teaching and learning with the aim of bringing out the best through various teaching strategies.

Mrs.  C. J. Olakitan

Class Teacher


Ginika Gloria Anene has a Second Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has an in-depth knowledge and is committed to the early years where she has spent over a decade. She has attended several training, workshops and seminars to keep her abreast with classroom management and teaching methodology. Her passion is to assist young learners reach their full potential and to build a solid foundation for a greater future in their academic pursuits. 

Mrs. G. G. Anene

Assembly Coord./Class Teacher

Ernest Chiagozielam Nnadi  is a NCE (Technical) graduate in Auto-mechanics Technology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is trained in practical Elementary Technology and Basic Sciences. He plays the keyboard, the bass guitar, speaks French fluently, loves art and psychomotor activities. He has acquired a vast skill in recycling waste papers and other ‘useless’ materials into attractive decorative and art works. He has over 24 years teaching experience and he is a member of The Teaching Network Foundation. Nnadi has attended some training for better teaching strategies. His passion includes imparting Christian spiritual values and practical skills into the children he comes across in this journey of life.

Mr.  E. C.  Nnadi

Art & Design Teacher


Vitalis Ilobi is a well experienced and seasoned Mathematics teacher with over fifteen years input in the profession. Ilobi graduated with a Second Class Honours in Mathematics from Ekiti State University and with a National Diploma background in Computer Science. He has been privileged to attend several seminars and workshops that have enhanced his proficiency in the teaching industry. Ilobi has written articles and contributed immensely to school publications. He has successfully spear-headed a school re-branding exercise and to the glory of God, he has prepared and trained students for Mathematics competitions and external examinations with outstanding results as a trailing testimony.

Mr. V. Ilobi

Mathematics Teacher


Oluwakemi, is a passionate educator who obtained her first degree, B.Sc. Botany with Second Class Upper grade at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria before proceeding for further studies in South Africa.  She holds a Master of Science degree (MSc.) in Botany from the University of Johannesburg, where she received the Global Excellence Stature Award, and a Bachelor of Science (BSc. Hons.) degree in Botany (with Distinction) from the University of the Free State. Oluwakemi's academic journey reflects her commitment to excellence and she infuses her love for Science and Mathematics into engaging lesson plans. Oluwakemi's background as the best Honors Student at the University of the Free State in South Africa underscores her dedication to academic achievements. Her teaching methods involve creating inclusive classrooms and providing timely feedback which showcases the qualities of a modern teacher. Oluwakemi remains an invaluable asset to any institution aspiring for academic distinction and a positive learning environment.

Mrs. Oluwakemi Taiwo

Science Teacher


Mrs. Edu George is a B.A. Communication Arts holder from the University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom. She loves reading, writing, drama, collecting of pictures and touring. Edu loves children and is committed to raising godly ones. She is a public motivational orator. She has acquired multiple skills in effective teaching and child management. She has over 9 years experience in academic fields.  She is always cheerful, joyful, sympathetic and tolerant.

Mrs.  E.  George

Class Teacher

Miss H. N. Obumaese

Class Teacher

Obumaese Nyerhome Hephzibah holds a Second Class Honours Bachelor`s Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Port Harcourt as well as a Diploma in computer Studies.  She is a seasoned educator with over 13 years of working experience. She began her teaching career at Famous Schools Effurun Delta state before joining The Livingsprings Schools. She has taught at various levels of education from preschool to elementary school.  She has attended trainings on Christian education, special needs education and early childhood education. She  has passion for God’s work and she is a minister of the gospel, a Sunday school teacher, the current praise leader  and prayer coordinator of ACSI in The Livingsprings Schools. She is very passionate about her children and is deeply committed to their all-round development. Her hobby is singing, dancing and cooking.

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Mr. Ayodele John

Chemistry Teacher

John Ayodele is an educator with a passion for shaping young minds in Chemistry. He has a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Pure and Industrial Chemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Bachelor's degree in Education from Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State Nigeria. John brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the industry. With over nine years of dedicated teaching experience, John has become a force to reckon with in the field, specializing in Chemistry and other science subjects. His commitment to education is evident in his ability to craft engaging lessons that capture the curiosity of students thereby taking them on a journey into the fascinating world of Chemistry.


John's impact can be measured through his records of students’ successes in Chemistry examinations. For examples, in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), his students achieved a remarkable 100% pass rate in the subject. Building on this, the 2021 WASSCE results showcased exceptional outcomes, with the lowest grade at C4. In addition, John's students excelled in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB UTME) in Chemistry with an average score of 71.6%. Also, in the 2021 Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) his students attained impressive A-grades in Chemistry.

Beyond the Classroom, he leads and participates in co-curricular activities such as Chess, Robotics and Web development. Outside school, he is the Unit President of the Young Professionals' Forum, where he volunteers his time to nurture the next generation of professionals. Also, he heads an educational enterprise group thereby demonstrating his commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship in education. John aims to be a catalyst for shaping the future of Science and Chemistry education.

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Mrs Edith Ntibunka is a seasoned customer service expert. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (B.Sc Chem. Engr.) from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, in Anambra state where she graduated with a second Class Upper division. She also, holds a Master Degree (M.Sc) in Occupational Health & Safety Management (OHSM).

She has participated in several trainings such as Customer service Management training (CSM), Occupational Health & Safety Management (OHS 1, 2 & 3), Quality management system (QMS), Information, Communicate & Technology training (ICT),  where she has geared wide range of experience.

Additionally, Mrs. Edith Ntibunka has also been widely trained in different levels and cadres as a customer service relationship and management expert (CSRM), Understanding your Customer from Association of Christian Schools of Nigeria (ACSI). 

During her National Youth service Corps (NYSC) she taught Mathematics, physics and Chemistry in secondary school where she simplified these subjects to students leading to their exceptional performance in different levels of examinations.

Mrs Edith Ntibunka

Front Desk Officer

Her interest for the improvement of workplace safety and passionate love for Children triggered her passion to join the academic sector.

Edith is an intelligent, smart, determined, tenacious, reliable, versatile and a conscious achiever. She maintains a high level moral standard, integrity and strong interpersonal relationship skills. Her love for God is unwavering which is seen in her devotion to God, lifestyle and work generally.  Undoubtedly and enviably this has contributed to her effective, efficient and productive service delivery.

Her hobbies are singing, playing table tennis and cooking.


Modesta Okeke is a graduate of Linguistics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

She is also an alumni of National Broadcast Academy, Ikeja, Lagos where she did a course in Television and Radio Presentation. She is an elocutionist and teaching professional with over 4 years experience, specializing in teaching English language, (IGCSE English), Creative writing and speech training for local and international students/clients. Her greatest strengths are public speaking, Writing and Classroom management.  She is remarkably goal-driven, creative, and confident. Over the years, she has developed herself to train and prepare students for international examinations like International General Certificate of Secondary Education( IGCSE) and the likes. She also trains professionals on how to reach a wider and international audience through effective communication. She has taught at different levels of education. Presently, she is an English Language tutor at The Livingsprings High School, Lekki, Lagos. She is so passionate about personal development that she preaches and practises it over the years. Her love for personal development has seen her doing trainings and attending

Ms. Modesta Okeke

English  Teacher

seminars on personal development. She has equally organised and trained a number of professionals on the Use of English for Effective Communication. One of her mantra is, "Good communication boosts self confidence, therefore speak modest." Hence the brand name “SpeakingModest”.

Ms. Stephie Odum

Social Studies Teacher

Stephie Odum is a graduate of Theatre and Film Studies from Redeemer's University. She had her Professional Graduate Diploma in Education from St. Augustine's College of Education. She is a seasoned educator with over 5 years experience in the academic field. Due to her undeniable love for personal development and growth, she has attended attended trainings on Teaching Knowledge Test(British Council), Teaching Writing through the Creative Mindset (Jordan Hill) and E-learning program endorsed by South African Council for Educators (SACE). Three keys to English Pronunciation and fluency (PHONI-TEKNIX) amongst others. She is passionate about the things of God and strives hard to bring younger ones to the knowledge of Christ. She is very jovial and a rational thinker. She loves to try her hands on graphics design and other form of activity that brings out her creativity. One of her favourite quote is by Alvin Toffler “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

Mr. Kayode Adebamiji

 Mathematics Teacher

Kayode Adebamiji is an optimistic, passionate and a well seasoned educationist with a dynamic pedagogical skill. He holds an Upper Second Class Honours in Physics Education from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (ACE Ondo) and a diploma in Biblical Ministries at Harvest time International Bible College, Ramona, California, U.S.A. Kayode Adebamiji served as a Mathematics/Further Mathematics teacher and a school pastor at Success International Institution Ondo before his National Youth Service Corps. He also served as the Head of Mathematics Department at Albesta Academy, Eleko, Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State ; where he got rewarded with financial awards for 2019 IGCSE students results in Mathematics, 2019 1st position in Mathematics/Science Toleram competition and 2019 brilliant WAEC results produced in Mathematics before his resignation to join The Livingsprings Schools in year 2020 as a teacher of  Mathematics, Physics and Further Mathematics.


Lateef Adeola Rotimi has a Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at Lagos State University and graduated with Second Class Upper in Geography and Economics at the first and prestigious University of Education in Nigeria, Tai Solarin University of Education in Ogun State. He served as a Graduate Assistant at the Department of Geography in Adamu Augie College of Education, Argungu in Kebbi State. He has taught in a number of high schools in Lekki area of Lagos State before joining the Livingsprings High School. He is also an active sports instructor. He has a strong flair for public speaking on social, political and economic affairs. He is a member United Nations Trade Development and Nigerian Geographical Association.

Mr. Rotimi Adeola

 HOD Social Sciences


Mrs. Idiodemise Mary Eshiome is a B.A (ED) English Language graduate of the Lagos State University where she graduated with Second Class Upper Division. She is a professional English and Literature Educator with over 5 years of experience in the academic field. Mrs. Idiodemise is a friendly, morally inclined and passionate teacher who loves to care for every child's needs. She loves reading  and listening to music.

Mrs. Idiodemise
English (Elementary)
Mr. Akinola Ajayi

 HOD Sciences

Akinola Ajayi is an educator and church musician with over ten years of experience in the
education sector. His career path has seen him successfully function as a class teacher,
Head of co- curricula committee and Music Director of Nigerian schools offering both the British and Nigerian Curriculum. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Science from Olabisi Onabanjo University and a Master’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Ibadan. Akin boasts of professional affiliations and academic/ research publications in international journals. He has facilitated workshops related to church music, emotional intelligence, and
entrepreneurship. Akin, is a God fearing, disciplined and dedicated teacher and father with an innate passion for children and their learning progress. “Best Practice” is his watch word and
Akin believes that the teacher’s influence plays a major part in the total child, hence he is committed to supporting and encouraging co-teachers through interpersonal relationship, and leadership roles.


​Mary Isedi  holds  a  Higher National Diploma in  Biology/Microbiology  from The  Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo State. She began her teaching career at The Livingsprings School . She has attended training programme organized by Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  She is a preschool teacher and she believes that you have to understand children's behaviour,  show  them love and care and  be patient  with them in order  to get the best out of them.  Her hobby is baking and surfing the internet for more information.

Mrs. Mary Isedi
Class Teacher
Mr. Innocent Padonu
Maths & Music

Innocent Padonu is a trained, certified and experienced educator with over 6 years of cognate experience. He holds a Bachelor of Education Second Class Upper Honours Degree in Economics Education from the University of Lagos and a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Accounting Education from the Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka. He is a Graduate member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chattered). He holds a Grade Five Certificate in Theory of Music from the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON). He is passionate about impacting young lives and building the younger stars who are the future generation. This passion birth the Golden Portal Initiative. He is a lover and teacher of music and has led various choral groups in the immediate past. He has prepared and presented students for Common Entrance as well as Senior School Certificate Examination with outstanding performances. He is presently a Mathematics Educator and Music Instructor in The Livingsprings Schools.

Ms. Rebecca Robert
Grade School Teacher

Rebecca Robert is a seasoned early-years educator whose passion for teaching spurs from the need to care and nurture young minds to attain their full potentials. She holds a Bachelor degree in Educational Technology from the University of Ilorin and is a certified teacher of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

Besides her career in education, she currently volunteers as a sponsor for the Yattir Scholarship Initiative to achieve the UN SDG4 in local communities in Nigeria. She desires that through her work in the field of education other educators and learners, young and old, will be inspired to become the best version of themselves in the likeness of God. Her enthusiasm for work reflects in her teaching deliveries, warm ambience around her students and a playful personality. In her leisure time, Miss Robert loves reading, acquiring books, serving in her local community and giving warm hugs to children.

Mr. Oyekanmi Olayinka

Financial Accounting Teacher

Oyekanmi Olayinka is a Lagos born citizen, a graduate of Accountancy from the great Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti and a PGD holder in Educational planning and Management from South America University and a Deacon at RCCG. He is enthusiastic, zealous and a brilliant educators who has passion for teaching (in born) and have been doing that over the years taken student from grass to grace and to glory. He is versatile and a lover of God to the core who loves to put God's first and loves his calling in the educational sector. He has creche, nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary students in the area of his specialization. Recently he took three students he handled financial Accounting to the best result ever had in the school with all his students coming out with A1 in financial Accounting in the just concluded WASSCE 2023.

Favourite quote: Whatever you do in words or deeds, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus. Col 3:17.


Okafor, Rita Ndidi holds a Second Class Honours, Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literary Studies from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She also holds a Basic Certificate in Education from St. Augustine Institute, Lagos. She is an enthusiastic, resourceful and goal-oriented professional with over eight years of experience. An insightful educator who has the ability to make complex topics interesting and exciting by providing current analogies.

Mrs. Rita Okafor

English & Literature Teacher

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Adeyemi Gbadebo is a passionate and selfless Educator. He had his National Certificate in Education (NCE) in Computer Science & Mathematics before proceeding for his Bachelor of Science Education degree in Mathematics. He had worked in various secondary schools of international repute and with a wide range of experience in both the Nigeria and British curricula for more than two decades.  His passion for teaching the young ones in Secondary School Mathematics with a continuous track record of success as a mentor, coach and seasoned educator had resulted in many success stories of his students. He had the privilege of leading several academic programmes in schools with a proven record in coordinating successful programmes among others was the introduction of SMI - Scholarship Mathematics Intervention programme. He is a member of two Youth-based Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria.

Mr. Adeyemi Gbadebo

Mathematics Teacher

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